Nutrition can have a notable impact on people with autism. Not only does it help children develop, but it can make an impact on the lives of autistic adults as well.
Listen to Dan from the Aspie World as he discusses his dietary changes and the difference it made in his life.
What We Learned from this Video:
- Foods high in caffeine, gluten and dairy caused problems for Dan.
- Introducing raw food into his diet and cutting caffeine and reducing gluten and sugar intake has helped Dan’s energy levels, mindset and stress levels.
- Switching to substitutes, such as gluten-free versions of foods, can upset children who recognize that the food is different.
- Gluten-free and dairy-free diets can help with some problems that commonly accompany autism, such as IBS.
Making changes to the way you eat can have a drastic impact on your life. Check out our online marketplace for healthy snacks, supplements and cookbooks.