Monday, March 30, 2009

Autism Awareness GFCF Diet

Taken from gfcf.com



The Gluten-free and Casein-free (GFCF) Diet
The Gluten-free and Casein-free (GFCF) Diet involves eliminating gluten and casein from your and/or your family's diet. Gluten and casein are both naturally occurring proteins, gluten is found in wheat, barley and rye and casein is found in dairy products like milk, cheese and yogurt. The diet can be used to help relieve symptoms from a variety of health issues. Many parents of Autistic children have found that the GFCF Diet has greatly improved their symptoms.
There are many great gluten-free and casein-free (GFCF) products and recipes available these days to help you get started on the GFCF Diet. There is also a wealth of information available to keep you informed.



Foods that contain Gluten
Bread
Pasta
Cereals
Cookies
Crackers
Vinegar
Soups
Sauces
Seasonings
Artificial coloring
Spices
Candy



Grains that contain Gluten
Wheat
Durum
Bulgar
Oats
Rye
Barley
Millet
Kamut
Spelt
Triticale



Products that contain Gluten
Adhesives
Stickers
Stamps
Envelopes
Medications
Vitamins
Play-Doh
Washing detergents
Personal hygiene products
Soaps
Shampoos
Toothpaste
Lip balms
Cosmetics



Foods that contain Casein
Cow’s Milk
Goat’s Milk
Breastmilk
Butter
Cheese
Sour cream
Yogurt
Ice cream
Margarine
Soy cheese

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