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Can gluten– and casein-free diets benefit kids with autism?

Can gluten– and casein-free diets benefit kids with autism?
The GCFC diet is based on the theory that opioid peptides, formed from the incomplete breakdown of foods containing gluten and casein, may enter the bloodstream due to the increased intestinal permeability. From there they cross the blood–brain barrier …
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Millions of people have stomach problems after eating food containing gluten. Gluten is a name for the proteins found in …. calorie – n. a measure of heat used to show the amount of energy that foods will produce in the human body. aggravate – v. to
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Gluten– and casein-free diet makes a meal of autism science
The GCFC diet is based on the theory that opioid peptides, formed from the incomplete breakdown of foods containing gluten and casein, may enter the bloodstream due to the increased intestinal permeability. From there they cross the blood–brain barrier …
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Well | When Athletes Go Gluten Free
A majority, however, said that they avoided foods containing gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley, because they thought that they were allergic or overly sensitive to it, although only 13 percent had received a formal medical diagnosis of
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38 popular diets ranked from best to worst

38 popular diets ranked from best to worst
Dukan. 36. Paleo (tie). 38. Whole 30. Looking for a more targeted plan? Here are some highlights from U.S. News' more specific lists: For Weight Loss. 1. Weight Watchers. 2. Biggest Loser Diet. 3. Biggest Loser Diet. 3. Jenny Craig. 3. Raw Food Diet (tie).
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Best Diets 2016 revealed: From weight loss to conquering cravings
From Dukan to DASH, Weight Watchers and Paleo, what works in terms of weight loss, heart health and even reducing diabetes has become a minefield. But if 2016 is your year to shed that unwanted weight, US News and World … “The popularity of the DASH
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3 Diets That Are Healthier Than Paleo

3 Diets That Are Healthier Than Paleo
Many health-conscious Americans have taken a historically-oriented step back in dietary terms in an endeavor to incorporate a less-processed, healthier approach to food in their lives. This way of eating, known as going paleo, is something that
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Eating paleo: the science behind the diet and lifestyle
It's been called the caveman diet, but does it really replicate what people ate in the Paleolithic era? The Paleo diet has gained popularity in recent years for its focus on fresh, high-quality, unprocessed foods and its avoidance of grains, starches
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Detox diets: Are they a path to better health — or just a fad?

Detox diets: Are they a path to better health — or just a fad?
Detox diets purport to help that natural process function more efficiently, by adopting a strict, short-term diet regimen often comprising fruits, vegetables, nuts, juices and nutritional supplements. It is based on the premise that the compounds in
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Ask LH: Do Detox Diets Work?
Long story short, a detox diet isn't going to do anything for you that your body doesn't do by itself. In fact a 2009 study that looked for evidence behind the claims of a number of purveyors of so-called detox diets found that no two companies could
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Why You Should Start Your Post-Thanksgiving Detox Now
“When you've established good eating habits, it's much easier to say, 'No, I'm going to have one dessert—not five.' ” James tells me that it takes just seven days to see the effects, and last week, I put that theory to the test—could the pre-festive
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Festival over, detox for a healthy you
The detox diet is simple and uses products that are easily available. Start your day with warm water and lime juice Soy milk along with wheat flakes or oats or curd/yogurt along with fresh seasonal fruits are good options for breakfast Hydrate yourself
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Extreme diets often fail to meet nutritional needs

Extreme diets often fail to meet nutritional needs
Fortunately, a healthy human body is surprisingly tolerant of dietary extremes for fairly long periods of time. This, however, depends on the nutrient and how long its deficiency takes to develop. When someone has been eating a slightly deficient diet
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Four-year-old gets anaphylaxis from yoghurt after parents put him on radical
A 4-year-old Auckland boy on an "extreme" diet that limited him to meat and vegetables and not much else went into anaphylaxis when he was finally permitted a few spoonfuls of yoghurt. Researchers said the boy was an example of the dangers of an …
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Why you shouldn't always listen to dietary guidelines
As predicted, “good” diets evened out peoples' glucose spikes, whereas “bad” diets made them more extreme. Not everyone agrees that researchers failed to appreciate peoples' unique metabolisms in the past. “We've known for decades that one person will …
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The Lowdown on Fasting: Is the Ultimate Diet Good or Bad for You?
Dieting has been a "thing" for as long as humans have been eating, it would seem. And certainly since they've been overeating. High carb, low carb, Paleo, Atkins, Scarsdale—so many diets, so little willpower. The most extreme diet of all, fasting in
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