Ketogenic diet versus gluten free casein free diet in autistic children: a case-control study

@article{ElRashidy2017KetogenicDV,
  title={Ketogenic diet versus gluten free casein free diet in autistic children: a case-control study},
  author={Omnia Fathy El-Rashidy and Farida El-baz and Y. G. El-gendy and Randa I. Khalaf and Dina Reda and Khaled Saad},
  journal={Metabolic Brain Disease},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={1935-1941}
}
Many diet regimens were studied for patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) over the past few years. Ketogenic diet is gaining attention due to its proven effect on neurological conditions like epilepsy in children. Forty-five children aged 3–8 years diagnosed with ASD based on DSM-5 criteria were enrolled in this study. Patients were equally divided into 3 groups, first group received ketogenic diet as modified Atkins diet (MAD), second group received gluten free casein free (GFCF) diet… CONTINUE READING
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