ADHD Diets: Eating Tips for ADHD Teens

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) symptoms and medications means those with the condition need to pay particular attention to diet, appetite, and nutrition. Here's how to make sure teens are making healthy food habits!

PREV Slide 3 of 7 NEXT




Powerful Nutrients for ADD/ADHD Diets

ADD/ADHD teens have special nutritional needs. Studies show that protein can increase focus and sustain concentration. Adequate levels of omega-3 fatty acids can also improve the functioning of the ADD/ADHD brain. Try adding protein, along with fruits and vegetables, to their favorite flavored smoothie or soup. Liquid meals can be consumed quickly, which suits the tempo of hyperactive teens.

FREE ADHD DOWNLOAD

ADHD Vitamins and Supplements
Can fish oil, iron, and other natural remedies help ADHD symptoms? Here's what you should know. Download now!


We never share e-mail addresses

PREV Slide 3 of 7 NEXT

slide   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   next »

TAGS: ADHD Diet and Nutrition, Side Effects of ADHD Meds, Teens and Tweens with ADHD

 

What do you think of this article? Share your comments on www.ADDConnect.com, ADDitude's community site. Check out the new ADHD Medication User Reviews and the ADHD Adults Support Group. Your fellow ADDers want to hear from you!

 
Copyright © 1998 - 2015 New Hope Media LLC. All rights reserved. Your use of this site is governed by our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
ADDitude does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only. See additional information.
New Hope Media, 108 West 39th Street, Suite 805, New York, NY 10018