Maternal dietary fat intake in association with autism spectrum disorders.

@article{Lyall2013MaternalDF,
  title={Maternal dietary fat intake in association with autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Kristen Lyall and Kassandra L Munger and Eilis J O'reilly and Susan L. Santangelo and Alberto Ascherio},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={178 2},
  pages={
          209-20
        }
}
Our goal in this study was to determine whether maternal fat intake before or during pregnancy was associated with risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the offspring. Our primary analysis included 317 mothers who reported a child with ASD and 17,728 comparison mothers from the Nurses' Health Study II (index births in 1991-2007). Dietary information was collected prospectively through a validated food frequency questionnaire. Binomial regression was used to estimate crude and adjusted risk… CONTINUE READING

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