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And, those with autism may have an especially leaky gut—at significantly higher risk for abnormally high intestinal permeability, which may explain why the vast majority of autistic children may have antibodies in their blood to wheat and dairy proteins, compared to a small minority of normal children. And, based on allergy studies, even if an infant is strictly breastfed, they may still be exposed to bits of bovine milk proteins if the mother drinks milk, as the bovine protein fragments can get into her blood, then her breast, then into her baby’s body. But, does it get into the baby’s brain?