Diet and Autism
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Have you explored or tried any dietary and/or nutritional interventions that might with autism symptoms?
Removal of gluten (a protein found in barley, rye, oats, and wheat) and casein (a protein found in dairy products), in what is known as a Gluten Free, Casein Free diet, or GFCF is popular. Have you had any success with this type of diet?
Are you or your child a picky eater? How do you handle this?
*Consultation with a dietitian or physician should be considered and can be helpful to families in the determination of healthy application of a GFCF diet.
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