It is theorized that many ADHD patients also may have a form of a food allergy, and this is causing some of the problems that mainfests itself as ADHD symptoms. Popular diets to treat ADHD often limit consumption of milk, wheat or additives. If a patient consumes only fresh ingredients, it is thought, ADHD symptoms will decrease. Additionally, ADHD patients should be mindful of consuming a well-balanced diet, as obesity is known to inflame ADHD symptoms.
As Halloween approaches and we get ready to have our children come home with bags of candy, gobbling up sugar, the question invariably comes up: how much does diet impact our children's behavior? In the 1970's Dr. Benjamin Feingold developed a diet that eliminated food colorings, flavorings, artificial sweeteners and preservatives. According to…