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#1 of 3 Old 07-16-2002, 06:01 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My son is not diagnosed with ADHD, but he has a lot of risk factors and symptoms which worry me. Does anyone have experiance with with a gluten/casein free diet? Does it help?
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yes we've done the gf/cf diet- which is very popular for Autism as well. The diet itself had the beneficial side effect of increasing the range of foods my son would eat but was definately not a panacea. What we did find out, throught the diet and some blood work was that my son had all kinds of other food sensitivities which were affecting him. A healthy rotation diet seems to suit him best, and limiting corn. Check out the information on this website- very interesting stuff and I think it explains why the diet works for some kids:
www.nids.net
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Try to go to www.gfcfdiet.com

they have a really good section on success stories. And good bulliten board too. How to get started. Obtaining food. What gluten is hidden in.

Great site.
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