The relationship of gluten and casein consumption patterns, gluten free casein free (GFCF) diet compliance with autism behavior in autism house of Bekasi

  • Wahyu Permata Sri Tunggal Djati Sekolah Tinggi Kesehatan Pertamedika
  • Ahmad Faridi
  • Nur Setiawati Rahayu

Abstract

The prevalence of autism children is increasing, around 2013, it is estimated that peoplewith autism in the world reach 1 per 160 children or around 0.3%. There are two types ofprotein that need to be avoided by children with autism, namely gluten and casein. Thegeneral objective of this study was to determine the relationship between gluten and caseinconsumption patterns, compliance of the Gluten Free Casein Free (GFCF) diet with autisticbehavior in Autism Home, Bekasi. The subject of the study was autism children at the BekasiAutism House, which numbered 25 children. The study was conducted using a cross sectionaldesign. Data collection on gluten and casein consumption patterns and GFCF dietarycompliance using Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ), while data on autistic behavior werecollected using the CARS2-ST ST (Childhood Autism Rating Scale 2 – Standard Version) 
questionnaire. The results showed that more than half the number of samples had a rare
pattern of consumption of gluten and casein. As many as 88% of the samples did not adhereto the GFCF diet and 76% of the samples had severe autistic behavior. The chi-square testresults showed that there was a correlation between gluten consumption patterns and GFCFdiet compliance with autism behavior (p-value <0.05).
Published
2018-10-16
How to Cite
DJATI, Wahyu Permata Sri Tunggal; FARIDI, Ahmad; RAHAYU, Nur Setiawati. The relationship of gluten and casein consumption patterns, gluten free casein free (GFCF) diet compliance with autism behavior in autism house of Bekasi. ARGIPA (Arsip Gizi dan Pangan), [S.l.], v. 2, n. 2, p. 75-88, oct. 2018. ISSN 2579-888X. Available at: <https://journal.uhamka.ac.id/index.php/argipa/article/view/2340>. Date accessed: 17 june 2019.
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