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!
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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