Allergy specific diets use a more taylored approach to finding those foods which should be eliminated from the diet. Many children on the spectrum have allergies to foods such as: gluten, casein, lactose, sugar, corn, legumes, eggs, and even (yes this is tragic) chocolate.
Most of what an Allergy Specific Diet hopes to eliminate are what is known as "Hidden Food Allergies." In order to find the specific allergies which may be causing any number of symptoms, you will need to consult a physician. Some of the symptoms of Hidden Food Allergies are listed below:
Other families have opted to move on to the SCD Diet which removes those ingredients which aggrevate the gut in an effort to heal it. Still other families have seen better results with focusing on a GF/CF diet. It just depends on the child.
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