While there has been much anecdotal evidence that casein and gluten-free diets can help autistic individuals, this information was not directly proven for some time. Recent studies have been directed towards proving these theories.
This video discusses multiple studies that set out to prove the benefits of gluten-free and casein-free diets for autistic individuals.
What We Learned from this Video:
- It is speculated that consuming gluten and casein can set off a chain of events that can cause neurological issues, including autism.
- Studies have shown that gluten-free and casein-free diets cause drops in elements that are thought to be linked to autism.
- Beyond measurable biological factors, differences in behavior were also seen in children on these diets during multiple studies.
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