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Dangers of the Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet

Autism is correlated with gastrointestinal symptoms, such as constipation, regurgitation, chronic diarrhea, distention, and excessive acid reflux. Nutritional deficiencies (due to selective eating and sensory issues that are hallmarks of the condition), food intolerances, and food allergies are also common.  As a result, nearly 20% of autistic children are placed on a special diet by …