Laura Stevens, M.S.
Laura Stevens, M.Sci., has been researching the role of nutrition and food sensitivities in ADHD for more than 25 years since receiving her Master of Science degree from the Department of Nutrition Science at Purdue University. For her findings on children with ADHD and fatty acids, Dr. Stevens received the Dale Alexander International Award for Excellence in Fatty Acid Research. In addition to her research, Stevens has also published over seven books, including Twelve Effective Ways to Help Your ADD/ADHD Child, and a newsletter called Your ADD/ADHD Newsletter.
The Sugar Wars: Using Diet to Treat ADHD Symptoms in Children
Simple changes in diet, like cutting back on snacks with sugar, could bring out the... more »
10 Simple Summer Dinners for ADHD Children
Easy dinner ideas that deliver needed nutrition to ADHD children and take the heat off... more »
ADHD & Iron: Can Nutritional Supplements Improve Symptoms?
How to improve your or your child's ADHD symptoms by increasing the iron levels in... more »
Bulimia and ADHD: Is Your Daughter At Risk for an Eating Disorder?
Impulsive adolescent girls, particularly ones with ADHD, are especially prone to eating disorders like bulimia... more »
11 Meals to Fuel the ADHD Brain
These easy-to-make meals, for any time of day, contain the protein and ADHD-friendly vitamins and... more »
Are Fruit Loops Evil? ADHD Hyperactivity and Food Dyes
Artificial dyes in foods can cause hyperactivity in a child with attention deficit disorder (ADHD)... more »
Benefits of Breakfast: ADHD Diet and Nutrition
A high-protein meal in the morning can help your ADHD child learn through the rest... more »