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Autism: an interesting dietary case history

Mabel Blades (Mabel Blades (mabel@qmnds.demon.co.uk) is a Freelance Consultant Dietitian, Nutrition and Dietetic Services, Rushden, UK.)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Publication date: 1 June 2000

Abstract

Briefly reviews the case history of dietary intervention in the case of a six‐year‐old boy with a diagnosis of autism. Identifying food intolerances to milk and gluten, and the removal of these items from the child’s diet, led to an improvement in his condition and behaviour.

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Blades, M. (2000), "Autism: an interesting dietary case history", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 30 No. 3, pp. 137-140. https://doi.org/10.1108/00346650010319741

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