Researchers call for more studies on ADHD and diet

04/30/2012 | Education Week

Some researchers say more studies are needed about the link between diet and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. A new review of research finds that some specialized diets show promise for moderating the symptoms of ADHD, though some studies find there is no effect. "It is crucial that bigger studies on dietary changes are conducted on children with ADHD to see how effective this is and how long the benefits last," said professor Kim Fleischer Michaelsen of the University of Copenhagen's department of human nutrition.

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