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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Keep ADD/ADHD Meals Small

Sometimes the thought of sitting down for a meal seems too much for teens with ADD/ADHD. They have things to do, and eating isn’t necessarily one of them. I have found that teens like single-serving packages of crackers and nuts, and homemade snack foods I put in plastic baggies. Also, try serving meals on small plates. Dinner won’t seem so overwhelming, and they may eat something when they’re not feeling hungry.

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