My Thoughts on the Glutamate Autism Connection

After following REID and doing some research, I started to get a better understanding of the role of excess glutamate in many health issues.  While REID isn't strictly an autism diet, there is a huge connection between excess glutamate and autism.  In my opinion, dietary sources of free glutamate in addition to intrinsic glutamate or glutamate signaling produced by the body, play a much bigger role in health issues than we realize. Due to the number of glutamate receptors throughout the brain and its regulation of over 50% of our nervous system, I personally believe excess glutamate [...]