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Category Archives: autism

FoodFacts.com is well aware that for years, expectant mothers have been advised to avoid consuming fish with low levels of mercury. There’s been a concern that the chemical may be responsible for behavioral disorders such as autism. With the numerous … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com has always been very concerned about the trend steering people away from the consumption of any fats. Fats are actually important for our health and well-being. The trend away from fat consumption can be concerning for many reasons. One … Continue reading

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GFCF Diet for children with autism Digestive health is of primary importance in autism. Common digestive symptoms have further been linked to behavioral changes in autistic individuals. Foods are a common cause of both digestive complaints and behavioral issues. Two … Continue reading

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Avoiding Wheat Gluten and Dairy Products Can Help Those with Autism Foodfacts.com Blog research indicates that, until just a few years ago, treatment options for those with autism had been limited because of a narrow perspective that views autism as … Continue reading

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This is a GFCF Diet (Gluten-free, Casien-free) for children with autism Importance of GFCF Diet Foodfacts.com observes that digestive health is of primary importance in autism. Common digestive symptoms have further been linked to behavioral changes in autistic individuals. Foods … Continue reading

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Foodfacts.com has discovered an article in Florida’s Sun-Sentinel that reported that a large new study strengthens the growing evidence that inborn genetic factors are the main cause of autism, researchers said.

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Many of our Foodfacts.com members already know that fiber is an important component of a healthy diet. The official recommendation from the American Heart Association is that both children and adults take in 14 grams of fiber for every 1,000 … Continue reading

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Foodfacts.com has learned that, a few weeks ago, the British medical journal the Lancet, which had originally published a controversial 1998 study by British researcher Andrew Wakefield that implied a link between autism and the vaccine for measles, mumps and … Continue reading

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Though there has yet to be a cure found for autism, Foodfacts.com has noticed that there are studies ongoing in hopes of finding the root of the problem.

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What on earth are gluten and casein? Can removing them from your child’s diet really improve the symptoms of autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)?

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