Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.

Nutritional Status Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs): A Case–Control Study

Salvador Marí-Bauset, Agustín Llópis-González, Itziar Zazpe-García, Amelia Marí-Sanchis, María Morales-Suárez-Varela
Published 2015 · Psychology, Medicine
Cite This
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have problems of food selectivity, implying risks of nutritional deficiencies. The aim was to compare intakes of macro and micronutrients and body mass index in ASD and typically developing (TD) children. In a case–control study, 3-day food diaries and anthropometric measurements were completed for ASD (n = 40) and TD (n = 113) children (aged 6–10 years) living in the same area. Body mass indices were below the 5th percentile in 20 % of ASD versus 8.85 % of TD children. We found intakes were lower for fluoride (p = 0.017) and higher for vitamin E (p = 0.001). There was limited food variety and inadequacy of some intakes suggests that routine monitoring of ASD children should include assessment of their dietary habits, as well as anthropometric measurements.
This paper references
Perspectives on the nutritional ecology of autistic children
Daniel J. Raiten (1986)
A balanced approach towards healthy eating in autism
Edward Cornish (1998)
Evaluation of the nutrition manner and nutritional status of children with autism preliminary investigations
J. Sadowska (2011)
The Healthy Eating Index: design and applications.
Eileen Teresa Kennedy (1995)
Physical Status: The Use and Interpretation of Anthropometry. Report of a WHO Expert Committee
Phyllis B. Eveleth (1996)
A preliminary study on nutritional status and intake in Chinese children with autism
Wei Xia (2010)
Dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D.
A Catharine Ross (2011)
Nutrient Intake From Food in Children With Autism
Susan L. Hyman (2012)
Liquid fading to establish milk consumption by a child with autism
James K. Luiselli (2005)
Addressing feeding disorders in children on the autism spectrum in school-based settings: physiological and behavioral issues.
Jennifer Twachtman-Reilly (2008)
Objetivos nutricionales para la población española: consenso de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Comunitaria 2011
Javier Aranceta Bartrina (2011)
Eating Habits and Dietary Status in Young Children with Autism
Cynthia R. Johnson (2008)
Nutrition epidemiology: how do we know what they ate?
Elizabeth Barrett-connor (1991)
Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders in Pre-school Children Using Two Standardised Assessment Instruments: The ADI-R and the ADOS
Ann S. Le Couteur (2008)
A comparison of two multicomponent procedures to increase food consumption
Scott D Buckley (2005)
A Monte Carlo simulation to validate the EAR cut-point method for assessing the prevalence of nutrient inadequacy at the population level.
Blandine de Lauzon (2004)
Iron Status in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Ann Marie Reynolds (2012)
Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised: A revised version of a diagnostic interview for caregivers of individuals with possible pervasive developmental disorders
Catherine Lord (1994)
Food Variety as a Predictor of Nutritional Status Among Children with Autism
Michelle H Zimmer (2012)
Gastrointestinal Conditions in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Developing a Research Agenda
Daniel L Coury (2012)
Food selectivity and sensory sensitivity in children with autism spectrum disorders.
Sharon A. Cermak (2010)
Childhood autism, feeding problems and failure to thrive in early infancy
Dr. Daphne V. Keen (2007)
Dietary Patterns and Body Mass Index in Children with Autism and Typically Developing Children.
E. Whitney Evans (2012)
Vitamin D intake in the United States.
Carolyn Moore (2004)
Using simultaneous presentation to increase vegetable consumption in a mildly selective child with autism.
William H. Ahearn (2003)
Diet quality, added sugar, and dietary fiber intakes in American preschoolers.
Sibylle Kranz (2006)
Feeding and Eating Behaviors in Children with Autism and Typically Developing Children
Yolanda Martins (2008)
Tablas de composición de alimentos (Food Composition Tables) (14th ed.). Madrid: Ed.Pirámide
O. Moreiras (2011)
Children with autism: effect of iron supplementation on sleep and ferritin.
Cara F Dosman (2007)
Does Nutritional Intake Differ Between Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Children with Typical Development?
Alison C Herndon (2009)
Physical status: the use and interpretation of anthropometry. Report of a WHO Expert Committee.
Daniel W. Sellen (1995)
Characteristics of patients with autistic disorder (AD) presenting for dental treatment: a survey and chart review.
Ulrike Klein (1999)
[Gluten-free diet in infantile autism. A therapeutic trial].
Eili Sponheim (1991)
Autism interventions: a critical update.
Katie Francis (2005)
Iron Deficiency in Autism and Asperger Syndrome
A H A Latif (2002)
Probability of assertive behaviour, interpersonal anxiety and self-efficacy of South African registered dietitians.
Marie Paterson (2002)
An Assessment of Food Acceptance in Children with Autism or Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified
William H. Ahearn (2001)
Gluten and casein free diets in autism: a study of the effects on food choice and nutrition.
Edward Cornish (2002)
Feeding Patterns in Autism
P. L. Whiteley (2000)
Emotional and Behavioural Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Morag Maskey (2013)
Iron deficiency in preschool children with autistic spectrum disorders
Ayhan Bilgiç (2010)
[Gluten-free diet in infantile autism].
Karl Ludvig Reichelt (1991)
Relationship of Dietary Intake to Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Susan E Levy (2007)
Recommandations pour la practique professionnelle du diagnostic de l’autisme
A. Baghdadli (2005)
A Comparison of Nutrient Intake and Eating Behaviors of Boys With and Without Autism
Lauren M. Schmitt (2008)
Intestinal permeability and nutritional status in developmental disorders.
Nilian Carla Souza (2012)
Using Dietary Reference Intake-based methods to estimate the prevalence of inadequate nutrient intake among school-aged children.
Carol West Suitor (2002)
Parenteral assessment and treatment and food selectivity in natural setting
Najdowsky (2003)
Food Selectivity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Typically Developing Children
J. A. Stockman (2012)
Evaluation of Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep and Iron Status in Children With Autism.
Rebecca Charlotte Lane (2015)
Dietary intake and parents' perception of mealtime behaviors in preschool-age children with autism spectrum disorder and in typically developing children.
Donna W Lockner (2008)
Practice paper of the American Dietetic Association: using the Dietary Reference Intakes.
Suzanne P. Murphy (2011)
Dietary Reference Intakes. Applications in Dietary Planning
Ursula Arens (2004)
Symptomatic vitamin A and D deficiencies in an eight-year-old with autism.
Jack Clark (1993)
Feeding Problems in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Jennifer R Ledford (2006)
Feeding Symptoms, Dietary Patterns, and Growth in Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Alan Emond (2010)
Minerals in the hair and nutrient intake of autistic children
Thomas R. Shearer (1982)
A Comparison of Eating Behaviors Between Children with and Without Autism
Kimberly A. Schreck (2004)
The autism diet.
Mark Alpert (2007)
Nutrient Intake and Obesity in Children with Autism
Helena H. Ho (1997)
Dietary status and impact of risperidone on nutritional balance in children with autism: A pilot study
Ronald L. Lindsay (2006)
Defining childhood overweight and obesity
CDC Centers for Disease Control (2000)
Secular trends in dietary intake in the United States.
Ronette R. Briefel (2004)
Comorbidity of physical and motor problems in children with autism.
Michael L. Matson (2011)
Reduced Bone Cortical Thickness in Boys with Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder
Mary L. Hediger (2008)

This paper is referenced by
Dietary status and nutrient intake of children with autism spectrum disorder: A case-control study
Kelly Barnhill (2018)
An examination of nutritional outcomes from an intensive outpatient pediatric feeding program for children with feeding difficulties
Carrie Renee Ramsdell (2015)
Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acid supplements in children with autism spectrum disorder : a study protocol for a factorial
Hajar Mazahery (2016)
Dietary intake and physical activity levels of male adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and normal to high body mass index (BMI) – A case series study
Ayse Humeyra Bicer (2016)
Extreme enhancement or depletion of serotonin transporter function and serotonin availability in autism spectrum disorder.
Valentina R. Garbarino (2019)
Autism, Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Modulation of Gut Microbiota by Nutritional Interventions
Maria Vittoria Ristori (2019)
Omega-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Intake in Children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
Milagros Fuentes-Albero (2019)
Brief Report: Implementation of a Specific Carbohydrate Diet for a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Fragile X Syndrome
Kelly Barnhill (2018)
Dietary Patterns and Anthropometric Measures of Indian Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Seema Siddiqi (2019)
The Levels of Vitamin D, Vitamin D Receptor, Homocysteine and Complex B Vitamin in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Hatice Uludağ Altun (2018)
Missing Components in Current Management of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Nutrition, Dental Care, and House-Call Programs
Jih-Shin Liu (2019)
Association among obesity, overweight and autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Z. Zheng (2017)
Co-Parenting Quality, Parenting Stress, and Feeding Challenges in Families with a Child Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Matthew Thullen (2017)
A study protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis
Xue-Ni Xie (2016)
Association Between Feeding Problems and Oral Health Status in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Beatriz Leiva-García (2019)
Dietary Intake and Food Preferences of Autistic Children Versus Children with Typical Development: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study
Najma M Al-Kindi (2016)
Analysis of Dietary Intake in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kelly Barnhill (2015)
Vitamin A improves the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders and decreases 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT): A pilot study
Min Guo (2018)
A Randomised-Controlled Trial of Vitamin D and Omega-3 Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in the Treatment of Core Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children
Hajar Mazahery (2019)
Role of the gut-brain axis in the eating behavior of children with autism spectrum disorders
Justyna Siwek (2017)
Autism in Children Connected with Gastrointestinal Symptoms
Piotr Walecki (2018)
Baby food and bedtime: Evidence for opposite phenotypes from different genetic and epigenetic alterations in Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes
Iiro Ilmari Salminen (2019)
Correlation between Nutrition and Symptoms: Nutritional Survey of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Chongqing, China
Xiao Liu (2016)
Anemia associated with autism spectrum disorder
Kamila Castro Grokoski (2016)
Idiosyncratic food preferences of children with autism spectrum disorder in England
Leanie Huxham (2019)
Exposure to the Mycotoxin Zearalenone Impairs Embryonic Development in Zebrafish
Nicole A. Sidebotham (2015)
Body composition of patients with autism spectrum disorder through bioelectrical impedance.
Kamila Castro (2017)
Dietary intake of adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and normal to High Body Mass Index (BMI)
Ayse Humeyra Bicer (2016)
Bone Health and BMD Research in Pediatric and Adolescent Individuals with ASD: Current Data, Evaluation, and Next Steps
Kelly M. Barnhill (2019)
Feeding behavior and dietary intake of male children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: A case-control study
Kamila Motta Castro (2016)
Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acid supplements in children with autism spectrum disorder: a study protocol for a factorial randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Hajar Mazahery (2016)
Sensory Processing, Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Parental Feeding Practices in The Explanation of Food Selectivity: Clustering Children with and Without Autism
E. Marco (2019)
See more
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar