ADHD and Red Food Dye – What’s the Link?

If you’ve ever searched for “foods to avoid for ADHD”, I guarantee you’ve likely come across the topic of red food dye and ADHD. But with heaps of advice on what to avoid and what to include in an ADHD diet, is red dye the #1 thing to avoid? Let’s explore the facts, the misconceptions, and the guidelines from an […]

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How To Help ADHD Kids With Picky Eating

It’s not your imagination! Picky eating is more common among ADHD kids than the general population. Let’s dive into the reasons behind that and what we can do to help them adopt a more balanced diet. 3 Big Reasons For Picky Eating With ADHD & What To Do About Them 1. The Control Factor Kids with ADHD are far more […]

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Creating a balanced diet for ADHD athletes

ADHD athletes have unique nutritional needs. Not only do they need all the vital nutrients for brain health, but their bodies need the right fuel to maintain stamina and energy when they practice or compete. Which nutrients are key? Competitive athletes burn up certain nutrients more than the average child. 4 nutrients to be especially mindful of are: Extra Info: […]

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Supplements For ADHD

Which Supplements Are Recommended For ADHD And How They Might Help Your Child Parents often ask me whether or not they should supplement with ADHD.  And, if so, which supplements are recommended for ADHD. Of course, like the rest of your child’s health plan, supplements should be recommended on an individual basis. Therefore, advice should be based on what they’re […]

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Protein Is Crucial For ADHD

Finding the ideal ADHD diet for your child can be confusing.  With so many potential food sensitivities, it can seem like almost everything is off-limits.  Regardless of food sensitivities or which diet you choose for your child, you’ll want to ensure that they get enough protein. Protein is one nutrient that is crucial for kids with ADHD. Why Is Protein […]

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The Top Food Trigger For ADHD

Although there are many potential food triggers in any neurodivergent condition, the absolute top food trigger for ADHD is Artificial Food Coloring. Of all the food ingredients that may aggravate ADHD, food coloring has been studied the most and is the ingredient that is consistently shown to correlate to behavioral symptoms. And no wonder: it’s not actually food! These are […]

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3 Things To Consider Before Trying a New ADHD Diet

These days, parents of children with ADHD/ADD have something that is both a blessing and a curse: options. Why is it important to know the 3 things to consider before trying a new ADHD diet? Because, these days, we have way too many choices. Having a lot of options can definitely be a blessing (if Plan A doesn’t work, we can […]

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25 Ideas For Self-Care That Each Take 5 Minutes

How Is Self-Care Related To Health? What do 25 self-care ideas have to do with your health goals? Well, let’s face it, we are all stressed out. Even those of us who don’t want to admit it are often stressed to the point where making healthy choices becomes a challenge (discussed in this video). We have no energy, no motivation, […]

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5 Minute Healthy Breakfasts For Your Family

Looking for breakfasts that are quick and easy while trying to cut back on sugar and boost nutrients can be a challenge. Often, recipes featured on “healthy lifestyle” websites and blogs are super nutritious, super delicious, but super complicated. When you’re already stressed and pressed for time, you need a quick breakfast that will fill up you and your family. […]

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Giving Kids Choices With Food

Kids love choices.  They love being in charge of things….and it could be anything. Something as silly as “you get to choose who gets their dinner plate first tonight” can be thrilling to a 4-year-old.  And if you think about it, they don’t have much control over their lives, so if we can give them choices with little things, they’ll […]

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