From July 7th, 2009

Autism and the new Celiac Disease Link

By: Cate NelsonAs published on http://ecochildsplay.com Kids of moms who have an autoimmune disease such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and celiac disease have up to a three times greater risk for autism, according to a new study. The first two have been linked in earlier research. But the surprise might be the last disorder, which is more commonly recognized as an intolerance to gluten. (Not “intolerance” as in: “I don’t want you in my club,” but as in “My body gets crampy and nasty and sick when I eat you.”) Coincidentally, perhaps, there has been a four-fold increase…