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!

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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.

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