Quiz: How Well Do You Know ADHD?

When it comes to attention deficit, there are myths and misinformation abound. Test your ADHD IQ here.

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ADHD is caused by sugar, food additives, and food allergies.

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There is no evidence that sugar is a cause of ADHD. Although the role of preservatives and food additives is not yet clear, the American Academy of Pediatrics says it is reasonable to avoid these substances. Some ADHD medical practitioners also recommend an elimination diet to test for sensitivity to gluten and/or dairy, as well as testing for adequate iron and zinc levels.