Dietary Considerations in Autism: Identifying a Reasonable Approach

@article{Johnson2006DietaryCI,
  title={Dietary Considerations in Autism: Identifying a Reasonable Approach},
  author={Teresa W Johnson},
  journal={Topics in Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={212–225}
}
  • T. Johnson
  • Published 1 July 2006
  • Medicine
  • Topics in Clinical Nutrition
Autism is the most common developmental disorder in the United States, with the number of diagnosed cases increasing secondary to more sensitive screening methods. Because autism has no known cause or accepted treatment approach, many parents and physicians have employed a number of dietary manipulations to alter the effects of the so-called leaky gut, which is believed by some to be the underlying cause of the regressive behaviors particular to autism. However, the link between autism and a… 

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