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“Eat This, Not That: Healthy Eating Habits for a Healthier ADHD Brain” [Video Replay & Podcast #332]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#332), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on November 10, 2020.

Episode Description

Healthy eating poses many challenges for people with ADHD. This is especially true during the pandemic, when so many are working or learning from home with easy access to the kitchen cabinets and refrigerator.

Research shows that healthy eating makes for a healthier ADHD brain. Since people with ADHD carry a higher risk for obesity, it is important for children and adults to incorporate mindful eating practices and solid nutrition into their everyday lives. A key component of managing ADHD symptoms is developing a positive relationship with food. Listen and learn from Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., about:

  • Why people with ADHD struggle to build and maintain healthy eating habits
  • How ADHD is a risk factor for obesity
  • The upsides and downsides of caffeine
  • Practical strategies for supermarket shopping, organizing food in the kitchen, and eating mindfully
  • The importance of nutrition and nutrient-dense foods for a healthier brain
  • Managing cravings, especially at night
  • ADHD-friendly cooking tips and ideas

Watch the Video Replay

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Download or Stream the Podcast Audio

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Read More on Healthy Eating Habits from Dr. Olivardia

Obtain a Certificate of Attendance

If you attended the live webinar on November 10, 2020, watched the video replay, or listened to the podcast, you may purchase a certificate of attendance option (cost: $10). Note: ADDitude does not offer CEU credits. Click here to purchase the certificate of attendance option »

Meet the Expert Speaker

Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), executive functioning issues, and issues that face students with learning differences. | See expert’s full bio »


Listener Testimonials

  • “I thought this was an incredible talk.  It was so organized and info packed but didn’t feel too dense and tangential.”
  • “Great information. I will be able to share what I learned today with the parents of my clients.”
  • “Really great and understanding approach — very helpful without being prescriptive, just equipping us with the knowledge we need to make good choices.”

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