Chronic Fatigue Syndrome information sources

Aaron L.A., Burke, M.M., Buchwald, D. (2000) Overlapping conditions among patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and temporomandibular disorder. Archives of Internal Medicine 160 p221-227

Baumer JH. (2005) Management of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalopathy (CFS/ME). Archives of Disease in Childhood Education and Practice Edition 90: 46-50.

Behan P.O., Behan W.M., Horrobin D. (1990) Effect of high doses of essential fatty acids on the postviral fatigue syndrome. Acta Neurologicia Scandinavica 82: 209-216

Berkovitz S, Ambler G, Jenkins M, Thurgood S. (2009) Serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels in chronic fatigue syndrome: a retrospective survey. Int J. Vitam Nutr Res. 79(4), 250

Burnet R.B., Chatterton B.E. (2004) Gastric emptying is slow in chronic fatigue syndrome. Gateroenerology 4: 32.

Department of health CFS/ME Working Group (2002) A Report to the Chief Medical Officer of an Independent Working Group. London: Department of Health, 2002. [online] Available at
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Forsyth L.M., Preuss H.G., MacDowell A.L., Chiazze I., Birkmayer G.D., Bellanti J.A. (1999) Therapeutic effects of oral NADH on the symptoms of patients with chronic fatigue. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 82: 185-191

Gandy, J. (2014) Manual of Dietetic Practice 5th Edition Wiley and Sons. West Sussex.

Goedendorp M.M,. Knoop, H., Schppers, G. M., Bleijenberg G. (2009) The lifestyle of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and the effect on fatigue and functional impairments. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 22: 226-231.

Hobday R.A., Thomas S., O’Donovan, A,. Murphy, M,. Pinching A.J. (2008) Dietary intervention in chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 21: 141-149.

Jenkins, M., Rayman, M. (2005) Nutrient intake is unrelated to nutrient status in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. 15: 177-189

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE): (2007) Clinical guideline for the diagnosis and management of CFS/ME. Available at

NHS Choices (2012) Vitamins and Minerals – B vitamins and folic acid. Available from Accessed 21/01/15

NHS Choices (2012) Vitamins and Minerals – Vitamin A. Available from Accessed 21/01/15

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Puri B.K., Holmes J., Hamilon G. (2004) Eicosapentaenoic acid-rich essential fatty acid supplementation in chronic fatigue associated with symptom remission and structural brain changes. International Journal of Clinical Practice 58: 297-299.

Rao, A.V., Bested, A.C., Beaulne, T.M., Katman, M.A., Iorio, C., Berardi, J.A., Logan, A.C. (2009) A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of a probiotic in emotional symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. Gut pathogens 1: 1-6

Santaella M. L., Font I., Disdier O.M. (2004) Comparison of oral nicotinamide adenine dinucletide (NADH) versus conventional therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal 23: 89-93.

Warren G., McKendrick M., Peet M. (1999) The role of essential fatty acids in chronic fatigue syndrome: a case-controlled study of red cell membrane essential fatty acids (EFS) and a placebo-controlled treatment study with high dose of EFA. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 99: 112-116.

Werbach M. R. (2000) Nutritional strategies for treating chronic fatigue syndrome. Alternative Medicine Review 5(2): 93 – 108.

Corresponds with the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Food Fact Sheet Written by Sue Luscombe, Dietitian. Updated by Caroline Foster, Dietitian. © BDA February 2015. Review date February 2018. Version 5