New insights on nutritional intervention in autistic children

Isabela Vasques Monteiro


Currently, autism is a highly prevalent disorder worldwide. As the severity of autism increases, eating disorders are often present. This study addresses similar related disorders in patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and correlates them with dietary introduction, showing, finally, nutritionally the improvement of physical health and well-being of these elements. ASD is often associated with eating disorders that is related to the inappropriate introduction of food. Nutritional interventions at different stages of life are associated with individual social and behavioral improvements in children with ASD.


Autism; Kid; Nutrition; Eating Disorders; Revision.

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ISSN: 1519-8847 | E-ISSN: 2236-4447