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Listen to “The Latest Science on ADHD and Food Dyes, Nutrition, and Supplements” with Joel Nigg, Ph.D.

Tune in to listen as Joel Nigg, Ph.D., discusses the science behind synthetic food dyes’ effect on ADHD, how a family or an individual can remove food dyes from the diet, and more.

Foods with synthetic dyes, like this cereal, may have a negative effect on ADHD symptoms
Artificially, brightly colored cereal like this may have a negative effect on ADHD symptoms

Listen to “The Latest Science on ADHD and Food Dyes, Nutrition, and Supplements” with Joel Nigg, Ph.D.

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In the past decade, the evidence has become clear: aspects of diet do affect ADHD. Yet controversy over nutrition’s role in managing ADHD continues, especially regarding which dietary interventions are relevant, and who might respond favorably to those changes. Listen to learn which dietary interventions have some scientific evidence of efficacy, the science behind synthetic food dyes’ effect on ADHD, and how a family or an individual can remove food dyes from the diet.

Listener testimonials:

  • “Very well-presented. Dr. Nigg took a lot of technical information and broke it down so that it was readily understood & interesting.”
  • “I really enjoyed the level of the talk and presenting of the studies, instead of it being dumbed down as is so often the case.”
  • “Such a great mixture of scientific facts and interpretation into everyday understanding and application! Thank you.”

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This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on March 11, 2020.

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Updated on April 14, 2020

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