The Mediterranean Diet may just be the key to treating ADHD behavior without drugs!
In previous articles, we’ve discussed how elimination diets
have been used for years to diagnose and treat food allergies. Likewise, for some time, many ADHD experts
have cautioned parents of ADHD children to avoid or eliminate certain drinks and foods in the ADHD child’s diet-those that adversely affect their behavior.
At least three times a week, a parent will tell me how their child or teen with ADHD can eat or drink things that make their child’s behavior worse. In contrast, only once a month will a parent tell me they have discovered the perfect ADHD diet
-the one that helps their child control his or her ADHD impulsive and easily distracted behavior.
Many times, the diet that they have discovered is the Mediterranean Diet
or at least a modified type of the diet. Why did they stumble across this type of diet? Parents of ADHD children
who are not responding to their ADHD medications
or therapy are often so frustrated they will look for alternative or natural therapies to help improve their child’s behavior, concentration, and grades.
These parents literally feel defeated and often despair over the… Read the rest