By Additude Editors Research shows that what you feed your body has a direct correlation to how your brain functions. Diet and nutrition impact cognition, attention, sleep, and mood. According to the Harvard Health Blog1, studies show that people who eat “clean” or “whole” meal plans high in vegetables, fruits, unprocessed grains, and lean […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By NewsGram Desk Diet significantly influences mental health and wellbeing, but this link is firmly established only in some areas such as the ability of a high fat and low carbohydrate diet (a ketogenic diet) to help children with epilepsy, and the effect of vitamin B12 deficiency on fatigue, poor memory, and depression, says a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By News Desk at Global Village SPace Nutritionáis big business, and the public is growing increasingly interested in how food affects health. At the same time,ámental healtháhas become a huge focus for scientists and the general population alike. It is no surprise, then, that interest in the impact of food on mental health, or “nutritional […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jill Castle ATTENTION DEFICIT hyperactivity disorder affects approximately 11% of children in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ADHD can alter a child’s ability to pay attention, behave and learn The management of ADHD includes a focus on modifying behavior for young children and, for older kids, a combination of medication and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By ADHD Editorial Board Does an ADHD diet work? Yes, following an ADHD nutrition plan rich in protein and vitamins can help control symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. But only if you avoid sugar, artificial flavors, and common allergens as well. Here’s what to eat and what to avoid. Read the full articleContinue Reading... No Comments.
BY LAURA STEVENS, M.S. Does your child refuse to eat anything besides chicken nuggets or macaroni and cheese? Add these ADHD-friendly meals to your summer dinner repertoire, and keep your little ones happy and healthy with everything from simple slow-cooker suppers to two-ingredient desserts. Read the full articleContinue Reading... No Comments.
By Joel Nigg, Ph.D ADHD is genetic, but it is also environmental — to a degree. You can’t change your DNA. But you CAN change your diet, fitness, and sleep habits — all of which may have real, positive effects on ADHD symptoms. Here’s how. Read the full article.Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Honor Whiteman New research published in the journal Pediatrics has uncovered a link between low adherence to the Mediterranean diet and an increased risk of ADHD Although the precise causes of ADHD are unclear, previous research has suggested that a poor diet may play a role. Some studies have also indicated that healthful diets could help to prevent […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By James Lake, MD Many individuals diagnosed with ADHD use alternative therapies alone or together with stimulants or other prescription medications. Growing concerns about inappropriate prescribing or over-prescribing by physicians of stimulant medications and incomplete understanding of risks associated with their long-term use have led to increasing acceptance of many complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies. Surveys […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By James Lake, MD Many studies have investigated the effects of changes in diet on symptoms of ADHD. Research findings support that artificial food colorings do not contribute to ADHD however excluding food additives, sugar and certain food groups may reduce symptoms of hyperactivity in some cases. Early studies on a restrictive diet that eliminates […]Continue Reading... No Comments.