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A specialised diet called the GFCF diet requires the child to avoid sources of gluten or casein in their daily diet, the effect of the same for children with special needs is being discussed. This diet, though sounds controversial in its efficacy, identifies both casein (milk protein) and gluten(wheat protein) as potential allergens for the child’s body. Since going on a GFCF diet would mean the elimination of an important food ingredient such as milk, how can a parent meet the wholesome nutritional requirements of a child when on a GFCF diet? This episode will address a few such concerns.

Special thanks: The audio series was recorded and developed in collaboration with Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad(UoH).

Listen to our conversation with Nutritionist Ms.Shruti Kelkar about other specialized diets that are commonly followed to accomodate specific nutritional requirements of children.

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DISCLAIMER: This disclaimer claims that none of the content in this audio series is in anyway deemed as medical advice, and be treated for information purposes only. 

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