Autism and nutrition: the role of the gut–brain axis

@article{vanDeSande2014AutismAN,
  title={Autism and nutrition: the role of the gut–brain axis},
  author={Marijke M H van De Sande and Vincent J van Buul and Fred Brouns},
  journal={Nutrition Research Reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={27},
  pages={199 - 214}
}
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterised by deficits in the ability to socialise, communicate and use imagination, and displays of stereotypical behaviour. It is widely accepted that ASD involves a disorder in brain development. However, the real causes of the neurodevelopmental disorders associated with ASD are not clear. In this respect, it has been found that a majority of children with ASD display gastrointestinal symptoms, and an increased intestinal permeability. Moreover, large… 

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