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Author Jackson, Luke, 1988-
Title A user guide to the GF/CF diet : for autism, Asperger syndrome and AD/HD / Luke Jackson ; with appendices by Jacqui Jackson ; foreword by Marilyn Le Breton.
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley, 2002.

Author Jackson, Luke, 1988-
Subject Asperger's syndrome -- Diet therapy.
Asperger's syndrome -- Diet therapy -- Recipes.
Autism -- Diet therapy.
Autism -- Diet therapy -- Recipes.
Autistic children -- Care.
Autistic Disorder -- diet therapy.
Asperger Syndrome -- diet therapy.
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity -- diet therapy.
Description 1 online resource (169 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Summary What is the GF/CF diet? Does it work? What's it like to go on it? In this user guide to the gluten and casein free diet, Luke Jackson, who is 12 years old and has Asperger Syndrome, tells you everything you need to know - both good and bad.
Contents Foreword by Marilyn Le Breton. 1. The Autistic Spectrum and the Diet by Jacqui Jackson. 2. Introduction to Moi. 3. The Diet in a Nutshell: (i) A bit of basic biology. (ii) Gluten and Casein. (iii) Foods to Avoid. (iv) Monosodium glutamate and aspartame 4. So What's in it For Me? (i) Is it really worth the bother? (ii) What changes? 5. Starting Out: Let the Journey Begin. (i) First things First -- clearing the decks. (ii) Does everyone have to do it? (iii) How and When? (iv) Withdrawals -- the storm before the calm (v) Coping with withdrawals -- a few helpful hints. (vi) Helpful hints for all. 6. Getting into the Diet -- The Fog Begins to Lift. (i) And now the good bit: the storm passes. (ii) Routine and change. (iii) Sound sensitivities. (iv) Eye contact and facial expressions. (v) Textures and Sensitivities. (vi) Taste and smell. (vii) Tips for parents of smaller or less able autistic kids. (viii) For those with AS or parents of kids with AS. (ix) Tips for parents of ADHD kids. 7. Accidents Will Happen! Watch Out for Icebergs. 8. A Few Added Extras: Sailing into foreign ports. (i) Other intolerances. (ii) Candida. (iii) The Feingold diet. 9. Frequently Asked Questions. Appendix I. Implementing the Diet -- A word from Mum. Appendix II. Recipes. Appendix III. A Week in the Life: Our Food Diary. Appendix IV. Packed Lunches. Appendix V. Dos and Don'ts of the Diet. Appendix VI. Prescription List. Appendix VII. UK Suppliers. Appendix VIII. US and non-UK Suppliers. Appendix IX. Useful Information and Websites. Appendix X. Further Reading. A Further Note.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 141750515X (electronic bk.)
9781417505159 (electronic bk.)
184310055X (Trade Paper)
OCLC # 57410815
Additional Format Print version: Jackson, Luke, 1988- User guide to the GF/CF diet. London : Jessica Kingsley, 2002 184310055X (OCoLC)48154732

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