It can often be overwhelming when making decisions on what to feed your child with ADHD while overcoming fussy eating habits and behavioural issues. Meal times should not be difficult and stressful, so here is some practical advice on what to include and certain foods to consider avoiding.
Neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD may have a genetic influence (1), however nutrition for the brain can have a significant effect on various factors such as concentration and mood. There is increasing evidence from clinical trials to show that children with ADHD can experience a huge reduction in symptoms simply from dietary changes.
Foods to feed the brain
To optimise your child’s brain function, the priority should be to concentrate on foods to feed the brain; without adequate nutrition, the brain may struggle to function properly.