logo

Vitamin B6, Magnesium and Autism Ranking: Insufficient/Mixed evidence

Additional Information

According to Marí-Bauset et al (2015), 

 “Regarding nutrition, this review suggests that dietary assessment often fails to show significant differences compared to DRIs or controls that would indicate compromised nutritional status among children with ASD. Indeed, nutritional requirements in these children in terms of energy and macronutrients seem to be satisfied despite high rates of food selectivity and dietary restrictions. However, the review also found that a wide range of nutritional inadequacies – both excessive and insufficient intake – have been observed in children with ASD. Accordingly, diets need to be assessed on an individual basis accompanied by laboratory data and anthropometric measures, and children should be referred to dietitians as necessary.”

Related Additional Information


Updated
21 Dec 2018
Last Review
01 Dec 2018
Next Review
01 Dec 2021