Tuesday, April 19, 2011

How Food Can Affect Your Child's ADHD - EverydayHealth.com

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We see this in our kids. Interesting to see what the "specialists" say. Some of the foods may surprise you. :)

"For years, doctors have speculated that certain foods may play a role in ADHD. Although much research has been done on the subject, it’s still not believed that food actually causes ADHD. What diet does seem do, however, is worsen ADHD symptoms or trigger symptoms that mimic the signs of ADHD in children. “Excessive caffeine and excessive use of fast foods and other foods of poor nutritional value can cause kids to display behavior that might be confused with ADHD,” says Frank Barnhill, MD, an expert on ADHD and the author of Mistaken for ADHD. The following foods in particular have been implicated in ADHD in one way or another."

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2 comments:

  1. Okay. I must know how you got your signature. Did you just write and scan it?

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  2. Yupper :) I then uploaded it to Picasa and coded it as part of the template. :)

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