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Studies show a gluten and/or casein free diet reduces autistic behaviour. Knivsber A et al, Nutr Neurosci, 4(1):25-37, 2001

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Studies show a gluten and/or casein free diet reduces autistic behaviour. Knivsber A et al, Nutr Neurosci, 4(1):25-37, 2001

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The authors consider studies over 12 years looking at the effectiveness of a diet free of gluten and casein (cereal and milk proteins) in treating autism. Beneficial results were reported in all but one study. The reported results were less autistic behaviour, increased social and communication skills and reappearance of signs of autistic after the diet had been stopped.

AM Knivsber, KL Reichelt, M Nødland, ‘Reports on dietary intervention in autistic disorders.’, Nutr Neurosci, vol 4(1):25-37, 2001

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