In a nutshell, certain enzymes are required to break down gluten and casein. If the enzymes that normally break down casein and gluten don't function well, serious neurological problems can result. Studies have shown that children with autism have a marked deficiency of these enzymes, so gluten-free casein-free (GFCF) diets have yielded positive results for many children.
This revised and expanded edition offers both Volumes in one is complete with ground-breaking research, revised recipes, and colour photos throughout. Part medical treatise, part cookbook, this book not only teaches how to make gluten-free casein-free (GFCF) meals and snacks, it also reveals how GFCF diets "work."
Among many other helpful topics, Dr. Lewis explains:
The second part of the book is an easy-to-follow cookbook. This section contains nearly 200 recipes, including many you would have never thought possible on a GFCF diet, such as:
Best of all, this combined Volume comes with a FREE CD of printable recipes, so you can easily print out recipes as you use them.