Maternal periconceptional folic acid intake and risk of autism spectrum disorders and developmental delay in the CHARGE (CHildhood Autism Risks from Genetics and Environment) case-control study
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 06/13/2012
Schmidt RJ et al. – Periconceptional folic acid may reduce autism spectrum disorder (ASD) risk in those with inefficient folate metabolism. The replication of these findings and investigations of mechanisms involved are warranted.