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Omega fatty acid supplements may improve autism in preterm toddlers

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NEWS

A study recently published in the Journal of Nutrition found that omega fatty acid supplements may improve autism spectrum disorder symptoms in toddlers who were born very preterm (more than 11 weeks early).

COMMENT

Scientific evidence increasingly suggests that supplementary micronutrients are helpful not just in controlling autism, but also in preventing it. In a study published in 2017 in the British Medical Journal, researchers found that multivitamins taken during early pregnancy may be linked to a reduced risk of autism spectrum disorder in children.

To learn more about the role of micronutrients in ensuring a healthy pregnancy, read parts one and two of the special feature article on the Dr. Rath Research Institute website.

Read article at medicalxpress.com

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