Diets for Medical Conditions : Diet & Autism

Diets for Medical Conditions : Diet & Autism

It is common for autistic children to have food sensitivities and intolerances. Selective diets and supplements can help overcome these challenges.

Learn from Dietician Charlotte Lawson as she discusses the dietary issues faced by many autistic children and how to address them in a healthy way.

Diets for Medical Conditions: Diet & Autism by ehowhealth
Initial Release Date: May 22, 2010
Source: Youtube

What We Learned from this Video:

  • Autistic children often have food sensitivity issues. They may seem like very picky eaters and have strong dislikes for certain foods.
  • There is no strong scientific evidence behind the benefits of gluten-free and casein-free diets yet. When implementing these diets, ensure that your child has no nutritional deficiencies due to the dietary restrictions.

Making dietary decisions for your child can be a difficult process. We are here for you! For more helpful tips on nutrition, take a look at the other e nutritional videos in our free video library.

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