special diets

Did you know this about autism and food dyes?

At a glance

  • Some studies suggest that eating artificial food dyes is associated with hyperactivity

  • There is no proven relationship between ASD symptoms and eating food dyes

  • All kids can benefit from eating fewer processed foods and artificial ingredients

Why Keto Is Not the Best Diet for Autism

At a glance

  • Both the ketogenic diet and the GFCF diet are associated with improvements in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptoms

  • Special diets can be complicated to start and maintain. They are successful when well planned and supervised by professionals

  • It can take several months to see improvements in ASD symptoms from diet changes