The CNP Micronutrients and ASD/ADHD Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between child and adolescent intake of micronutrients and ASD/ADHD.

To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (launching January 15, 2022).

2019

Mineral-vitamin treatment associated with remission in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms and related problems: 1-year naturalistic outcomes of a 10-week randomized placebo-controlled trial
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2018

Vitamin-mineral treatment improves aggression and emotional regulation in children with ADHD: a fully blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
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2018

Dietary and micronutrient treatments for children with neurodevelopment disorders
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2018

Bench to bedside review: Possible role of vitamin D in autism spectrum disorder
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2020

Micronutrients and diets in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: chances and pitfalls
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2019

A randomised controlled trial of vitamin D and omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in the treatment of irritability and hyperactivity among children with autism spectrum disorder
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2019

Iron deficiency, cognitive functions, and neurobehavioral disorders in children
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2020

The Use of N-acetylcysteine Supplementation to Decrease Irritability in Four Youths With Autism Spectrum Disorders
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2020

Inflammation (il-1β) modifies the effect of vitamin d and omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder-an exploratory pilot study
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2018

Coenzyme Q10 supplementation reduces oxidative stress and decreases antioxidant enzyme activity in children with autism spectrum disorders
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2019

The efficacy and safety of nutrient supplements in the treatment of mental disorders: a meta-review of meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials
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2020

Impact of polyunsaturated fatty acids on patient-important outcomes in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review
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2020

Nutritional and environmental contributions to Autism Spectrum Disorders: focus on nutrigenomics as complementary therapy
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2020

Use of non-pharmacological supplementations in children and adolescents with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A critical review
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2021

Micronutrients for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in youths: A placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial
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2019

Rationale and design of an international randomized placebo-controlled trial of a 36-ingredient micronutrient supplement for children with ADHD and irritable mood: The Micronutrients for ADHD in Youth (MADDY) study
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2015

Clinically Significant Symptom Reduction in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treated with Micronutrients: An Open-Label Reversal Design Study
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