Diet Therapy in the Treatment of Autism
Anita Bratt, ND

The treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be a challenging, prolonged and complicated process. It can also be extraordinarily rewarding when children begin to emerge from behind the autistic symptoms and engage in the world around them. Proper nutrition has been found to be one of the most successful interventions in treatment. Reports based on parental and clinical observations, as well as supporting research, have shown the benefits of numerous dietary protocols for autism. These include the gluten-free and casein-free diet, food allergy avoidance, anti-yeast diet, low-oxalate diet, phenol-restricted diet and specific-carbohydrate diet. Read More