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Live Webinar on March 11: ADHD and Food Dyes, Nutrition, and Supplements: The Latest Science On What Dietary Changes Improve (or Worsen) Symptoms

Register below for this free expert webinar to learn what dietary changes impact ADHD symptoms on Wednesday, March 11, at 1 pm ET.
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The role of diet in exacerbating or improving ADHD symptoms has been hotly debated for half a century. In the past decade, though, the evidence has become clear: aspects of diet do affect ADHD. Yet controversy over nutrition’s role in managing ADHD continues, especially regarding which diet interventions are relevant, and who might respond favorably to those dietary changes.

Dietary efforts typically include individual nutrient supplements, dietary exclusions, and food dye limits or bans. Today, researchers are busily refocusing and re-evaluating the effect of synthetic food dyes on ADHD symptoms.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • What are the types of dietary changes hypothesized to affect ADHD symptoms
  • Which dietary interventions have some scientific evidence of efficacy
  • The science behind synthetic food dyes’ effect on ADHD
  • Results of the major meta-analyses of food dyes and ADHD
  • How a family or an individual can remove food dyes from the diet


Have a question for our expert? There will be an opportunity to post questions for the presenter during the live webinar.

Meet the Expert Speakers:

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., is a professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and Director of the Division of Psychology at Oregon Health & Science University. He is a leading researcher in the field of ADHD and the author of over 200 scientific papers. He is the author of a recent book for parents that addresses lifestyle and environment approaches to ADHD, Getting Ahead of ADHD: What Next Generation Science Says about Treatments That Work—And How You can Make them Work for Your Child (New York, Guilford Press, 2017).

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