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Does Diet Affect a Child’s ADHD?

Editor’s Note:  Interesting.  I hope too many conclusions are not drawn by families regarding this study.   To this reader, and a Mom of a child who in his youth had severe ADHD, this study says only that “kids with ADHD appear more likely to have unhealthy diets,” and not much more can be concluded.

[Source:  Medical X-Press]

Parents of kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may change their child’s diet in the hope it might ease the disorder’s symptoms.

But a new study suggests it might not be worth the effort.

The researchers found that while kids with ADHD are more likely to have unhealthy diets, their poor diets weren’t at the root of their ADHD symptoms.

“In contrast to what may be expected, we observed that a  does not predict the level of ADHD symptoms in children, either diagnosed or not. So, based on our study, 

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