Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Autism and Diet

For some children with autism, eating a gluten free diet can be a effective treatment to help ease symptoms such as speech or behavior difficulties. Wheat, grains and starches are avoided as part of a this type of nutritional plan. CeDIR has several cookbooks and diet intervention books on eating gluten free including:

The kid-friendly ADHD & autism cookbook : the ultimate guide to the gluten free, casein free diet
By Pamela J Compart

Allergy busters : a story for children with autism or related spectrum disorders struggling with allergies
By Kathleen Chara

Incredible edible gluten-free food for kids : 150 family-tested recipes
By Sheri L Sanderson

Diet intervention and autism : implementing the gluten free and casein free diet for autistic children and adults : a practical guide for parents
By Marilyn Le Breton

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