Children on the autism spectrum are TWICE as likely to have had bad reactions to certain foods or food allergies. Previous research suggests that dysfunctional immune systems may cause both conditions. It is not the definitive answer but it has created enough corresponding data that a new University of Iowa study to look at food allergies as well as skin and respiratory allergic reactions.
Autism's root cause is still a mystery to scientists but there has been advances in studies on the disorder.
The most recent theory has been created by the link autism has to an imbalance in the immune system. Normally our immune system's inflammatory response to pathogens calms down quickly after it has completed its job. In autistic people the inflammation seems to be the normal mode. CLICK HERE FOR MORE