Autism

Experts Recommend Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Autism Diet

Reporting Amelia Santaniello MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) ― Like most young boys, Will Johnson is all about dinosaurs, not necessarily dairy. In fact, he’s allergic to milk and eats gluten- and dairy-free. But the lack of dairy in his diet might actually be helping him grow in new ways. He is on what has become known as the autism diet, which he ...

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Can food affect your kid’s autism? Autism and casein- & gluten-free diets

Special diets for special kids: Autism and casein- & gluten-free diets Can food affect your kid’s autism? “Leaky gut” One of the reasons the GFCF diet is often recommended for autistic individuals is due to a medical condition known as “leaky gut,” in which the intestinal lining is more permeable than normal. A leaky gut does not properly absorb nutrients, ...

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