Study: Diet May Help ADHD Kids More Than Drugs

Study: Diet May Help ADHD Kids More Than Drugs

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pearsHyperactivity. Fidgeting. Inattention. Impulsivity. If your child has one or more of these qualities on a regular basis, you may be told that he or she has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Many kids with ADHD are treated with drugs, but a new study says food may be the key. Published in The Lancet journal, the study suggests that with a very restrictive diet, kids with ADHD could experience a significant reduction in symptoms.

Teachers and doctors who worked with children in the study reported marked changes in behavior. “In fact, they were flabbergasted.”

(READ the story in NPR.org)

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