Monday, May 3, 2010

Following the Crowd or Reprioritizing Nutrition? Keep a Balanced View

When science is slow to take the side of good nutrition for children with ASD's as a viable way to support improved health and development, keep a balanced view and look to studies reported by families that have tried special diets for their children; particularly studies on gluten and casein free diets.

RESEARCH: Parents Try Alternative Treatments for Autism Research Shows Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Diets Are Among Treatments for Kids' Autism

HealthDay News - About one in five children with autism uses alternative treatments to help with the neuro-developmental disorder, most often a special diet, a new study finds. Of 1,212 children with an autism spectrum disorder included in the study, about 17 percent were on special diets.

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