Diet Plays Key Role in ADHD Symptoms in Children
[Source: Science Daily]
Here’s a good reason for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to eat their fruits and vegetables: It may help reduce inattention issues, a new study suggests.
As part of a larger study, researchers asked parents of 134 kids with ADHD symptoms to complete a detailed questionnaire about the typical foods the children ate, including portion sizes, over a 90-day period.
Another questionnaire asked parents to rate symptoms of inattention — a hallmark of ADHD — in their kids, such as having trouble staying focused, not following instructions, difficulty remembering things, and difficulty regulating emotions.
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