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A Link Between Autism And Gastrointestinal (GI) Issues

A Link Between Autism And Gastrointestinal (GI) Issues

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

“Scientists from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health have discovered a link between autism and gastrointestinal issues. A new study found children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were two-and-a-half times more likely to experience persistent gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms as infants and toddlers than children without autism.” Source The symptoms may vary from chronic diarrhea,

Autism and Nutrition

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Parents claim that a casein (milk protein)-free gluten (wheat protein)-free diet helped improved their children’s autistic behavior. On the other hand, researchers are concerned that this diet may increase the challenge of ensuring adequate nutrition. Calcium is crucial for building strong bones, protein is important for growth and mental development. Read more about nutirition-related information