What happens when children with autism on gluten and casein-free diets are covertyly challenged with wheat and dairy?
Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org’s free newsletter to receive our fasting infographic that covers the latest research on the risks and benefits of different types of fasting:
This is the 5th in a 6-video series on the role of gluten and dairy-free diets in the treatment of autism. Check out the first four:
• Autism and Casein from Cow’s Milk (
• Does A2 Milk Carry Less Autism Risk? (
• Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diets for Autism Put to the Test (
• Are Autism Diet Benefits Just a Placebo Effect? (
Stay tuned for the finale:
• Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets for Autism (
Why not just skip to the chase and do a single video on the topic instead of this whole series? It’s such a controversial and contentious issue I wanted to do a deep dive to offer a comprehensive overview. I realize I end up covering fewer topics. Whenever you find yourself uninterested on some current subject, please feel free to dip into the videos on the 2,000+ other topics ( I’ve already covered on NutritionFacts.org.
Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at and someone on the NutritionFacts.org team will try to answer it.
Want to get a list of links to all the scientific sources used in this video? Click on Sources Cited at You’ll also find a transcript and acknowledgements for the video, my blog and speaking tour schedule, and an easy way to search (by translated language even) through our videos spanning more than 2,000 health topics.
If you’d rather watch these videos on YouTube, subscribe to my YouTube Channel here:
Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution!
-Michael Greger, MD FACLM
Captions for this video are available in several languages. To find yours, click on the settings wheel on the lower-right of the video and then “Subtitles/CC.”
Do you have feedback about the translations in this video? Please share it here along with the title of the video and language:
To view the subtitles in transcript format, click on the ellipsis button below the video, choose “Open transcript”, and select the language you’d like to view them in.
Image credit: CMRF Crumlin / flickr
• How to Survive a Pandemic:
• How Not to Die:
• How Not to Diet:
• Facebook: www.facebook.com/NutritionFacts.org
• Twitter: www.twitter.com/nutrition_facts
• Instagram: instagram.com/nutrition_facts_org/
• Podcast :