If you have ADHD, what, when, and how you eat has a big influence on how your brain works. Not eating (or eating the wrong kinds of foods) will make it harder to focus and function. But of course, food and ADHD have a complicated relationship!
“If you don’t eat properly, you can become distracted, impulsive and restless. You can look like you have ADHD even if you don’t!”Dr. Ned Hallowell, Psychiatrist & noted ADHD specialist
And according to psychiatrist and brain disorder specialist, Dr. Daniel Amen, a good diet may even decrease the amount of ADHD medication you need!
In the first of a series of episodes on food and ADHD, this week we begin laying the foundation for ADHD-friendly eating. You won’t want to miss it!