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How can proper nutrition benefit ADHD
Chronic eating problems also increase a child or adult risk for cognitive difficulties and poor academic achievement. This may also increase risk for diet-related diseases in adolescence and adulthood.
- Improve ADD/ADHD symptoms.
- Help Identify trigger foods.
- Reduce exposure to artificial colors and additives.
- Improve intake of nourishment and micronutrients.
- Develop a lifetime of healthy eating habits.
Nutrition and ADHD
Having a balanced and healthy diet is important to having a happy and healthy life. A healthy diet can provide an effective complementary approach to alleviating some symptoms of ADHD.
However, taking an honest look at nutrition habits and figuring out what works best for you or your child can be a confusing process.
Dietary approaches for ADHD eliminate — or take out — one or more foods in the person’s diet (for example, sugar, candy and food with red dye). The assumption is that being Gastrointestinal sensitivities to certain foods may cause or worsen symptoms of ADHD.
ADULTS WITH ADHD
Diet alone isn’t the cause of the cognitive symptoms and many behaviors adults experience with ADD or ADHD. Nevertheless, there is continued, and renewed, interest in studies that point toward some foods and additives that might affect some symptoms in some patients with ADD/ADHD.
Your Registered Dietitian will look at the contributing factors to feeding difficulties and explores some of the dietetic assessment and management strategies to consider.
Working with your personal Dietitian-nutritionist
Your dietitian will support you in gaining an understanding of your existing eating habits and will help you gain a healthy relationship with food. Together with the dietitian, you will develop a dynamic grocery shopping habit, as well as your own meal plan, which you will be able to self-navigate in the future and tailor it to your work and study commitments, physical activities, and sports.
- Help you develop positive, sustainable nutrition habits.
- Identify unhealthy dietary patterns.
- Improve symptoms of ADD/ADHD
- Receive accurate, evidence-based information from qualified professionals.
- Become food label savvy.
- Provide family nutrition counseling for improved family health
- Your personal dietitian- nutritionist, will analyze your nutritional deficiencies and excesses, dietary patterns, medical history and supplements so they can develop an individualized, sustainable nutrition plan.
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