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Table 3 Parental descriptions of behavior change

From: Identification of urinary metabolites that correlate with clinical improvements in children with autism treated with sulforaphane from broccoli

Subject Parental description
1 Increased conversation, asks questions, makes jokes, “more with us,” decreased vocalizations
2 Engaging, more lucid, relaxed
3 More engaged, increased eye contact, more attentive, calmer
4 More flexibility
5 Less repetitive behavior, calmer, more language at school
6 Energy burst after taking supplement, difficult behavior if misses a dose, eager to try things, meltdowns improved (fewer, easier to “get out of,” shorter duration)
7 Estimated 85% decrease in duration, frequency, and intensity of self-injurious behavior