Autism: “Reaching epidemic proportions”


The rapid rise (or recognition) of autism in recent years has prompted a shift to the use of alternate therapies. One of the most promising of which is diet.  While there is no proven treatment for autism, many parents of autistic children have implemented a gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) diet in the hopes of limiting their child's symptoms.  To date, this has proven to be one of the most effective therapies, above and beyond the success of individual drugs.  Below are some related articles on the topic of autism:

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Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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