Casomorphins—breakdown products of the milk protein casein with opiate-like activity—may help explain why autism symptoms sometimes improve with a dairy-free diet.
This is the first in a six-video series on the role of gluten- and dairy-free diets in the treatment of autism. Stay tuned for:
- Does A2 Milk Carry Less Autism Risk? (11/17)
- Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets for Autism Put to the Test (11/20)
- Are Autism Diet Benefits Just a Placebo Effect? (11/22)
- Double-Blind Clinical Trial of Diet for Autism (11/24)
- Pros & Cons of Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets for Autism (11/27)
My last autism series explored the amazing story of broccoli sprouts put to the test for the treatment of autistic boys:
- Fever Benefits for Autism in a Food
- Fighting Autism Brain Inflammation with Food
- Best Foods for Autism
*Article originally appeared at Nutrition Facts.