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.
Over the years there has been conflicting information on how, why and even if, certain foods or drinks impact the effectiveness of ADHD medications. For example, does a breakfast high in fat make medications less effective? In this post, I will try to clear up some of the confusion surrounding whether what you eat changes how your medication…