Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets fo…

What did the most comprehensive double-blind study of diet for autism find and what are the potential downsides?

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This is the last in a 6-part series on the role of gluten and dairy-free diets in the treatment of autism. In case you missed the others, check them out:
• Autism and Casein from Cow’s Milk (
• Does A2 Milk Carry Less Autism Risk? (
• Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diets for Autism Put to the Test (
• Are Autism Diet Benefits Just a Placebo Effect? (
• Double Blind Clinical Trial of Diet for Autism (

Wait, milk not protective against bone fractures? See Is Milk Good for Our Bones? (

What about calcium supplements? See Are Calcium Supplements Safe? ( and Are Calcium Supplements Effective? (

There is a dietary intervention that has been shown in double-blind trials to help. Check it out:
• Fever Benefits for Autism in a Food (
• Fighting Autism Brain Inflammation with Food (
• Best Foods for Autism (

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