ARI Publication 40 – 2013 Version

Vitamin E
(including mixed
tocopherols)
250 IU7 mg (10.5 IU)300 mg (450 IU)
Vitamin K55 mcg55 mcgND
Bl
(thiamin HCI)
30mg60mgND
B3
(niacin/niacinamide)
15 mg niacin
20 mg niacinamide
8 mg15 mg
B525 mg3 mg>ND
B640 mg0.6 mg>40 mg
B12 (methylcobalamin or
cyanocobalamin)
600 mcg1.2 mcgND
Folic Acid800 mcg of folinic acid or
methyltetrahydrofolate (not
folic acid, which is insufficient
for children with autism)
200 mcg400 mcg
Biotin
(d-biotin)
300 mcg300 mcgND
Choline250 mg250 mg>1000
Inositol100 mgn/am/a
MINERALS
Calcium300 mg (may need more if on
dairy-free diet)
800 mg2500 mg
Chromium70 mcg15 mcgND
Copper0-400 mcg440 mcg3000 mcg
Iodine100 mcg90 mcg300 mcg
Iron0d10 mg10 mg
Lithium300 mcgen/a***n/a
Magnesium250 mg130 mg110 mgf
Manganese0-1 mgg1.5 mg3 mg
Molybdenum100 mcg22 mcg600 mcg
PhosphorusO (eat fruits & vegetables)500 mg3000 mg
Potassium50 mg1500 mgn/a
Selenium40 mcg30 mcg150 mcg
Sulfur
(MSM)
500 mg; or, take Epsom Salt
baths
n/an/a
Zinc10-20 mg5 mg12 mg

a) Carotenoids are only converted to vitamin A as needed, so this level is safe even though it is at
the Tolerable Upper Limit
b) Some children and adults may benefit from much higher dosages, see section on High Dose
Vitamin B6.
c) Some children with autism have slightly elevated copper, so either low or no supplementation is
sufficient for most children with autism.
d) Iron should be added on an individual basis only if serum ferritin tests reveal a need for iron, or
for girls/women who are of menstruation age. Suggest 5-10 mg of iron chelate for 4 weeks,
followed by half that dosage afterwards

Agape is proud to have
been involved in this study and
mentioned on page 16.

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