The Autism & ADHD Diet

ISBN: 9781402218453

By: Barrie Silberberg

Published: 04/01/2009

The Autism Diet is a parents' guide that provides a detailed account of why this special diet and other interventions should be implemented.

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"Huge changes"| "A different child"| "A miracle" | "Vast improvements" This is what parents are saying about an amazing diet that is showing extraordinary results in helping children eliminate many traits and symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, celiac disease, and other conditions. The Gluten-Free, Casein-Free (GFCF) Diet, as well as removing all artificial dyes and preservatives, is hugely effective for thousands of families. The Autism & ADHD Diet is your complete guide to the GFCF Diet. Barrie Silberberg, a mother who honed her skills using the GFCF Diet with her son, who was diagnosed with ASD, gives you everything you need to know to put the diet into action with your child, including: What the GFCF Diet is and why it's so effective How to start the diet Where and how to buy GFCF foods How to avoid cross-contamination How to understand labels on packaging How to make this diet work day-to-day Packed with parent-proven tips and the best resources for the diet, The Autism & ADHD Diet will alleviate all of your questions and provide a variety of ways to make this diet work best for you and your family.

About the Author

Barrie Silberberg

Barrie Silberberg is the parent of an autistic child with whom she practiced the GFCF diet. She is on The Autism Perspective advisory board, and on the ANDI (Autism Network for Dietary Intervention) parent support site, offering help with the diet. She lives in Los Angeles.


Table of Contents

Foreword by Donna Williams

Chapter 1. Our Story, Our Miracle
Chapter 2. Before We Begin: First Ditch the Dyes, Preservatives, and Other Problematic Foods
Chapter 3. Understanding the GFCF Diet: Answering Common Questions
Chapter 4. Ready, Set, Go: Starting the GFCF Diet
Chapter 5. The Nitty-Gritty Part: Putting the GFCF Diet into Action
Chapter 6. Buying and Preparing GFCF Foods
Chapter 7. How to Read Labels
Chapter 8. Eating Out, Vacationing, and Hospital Visits
Chapter 9. The GFCF Diet in Action: Questions and Answers
Chapter 10. Menu Ideas
Chapter 11. Dealing with Naysayers
Chapter 12. Success Stories from All over the World
Chapter 13. Other Interventions, Services, and Diets to Investigate
Chapter 14. Spreading the Word
Chapter 15. My Son Noah's Story… In His Own Words

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Because of our son's miracle and the miracles of thousands of others worldwide who have experienced success with this diet and other interventions, I knew that I had to share our story and my


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“In a “nutshell”, I thought it was an excellent reference book. I, myself, have tried to use this diet in the past but found it an overwhelming task. Barrie, however, gives you a ste...

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Format: Paperback

Length: 8 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 12.80 oz
Page Count: 256 pages


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