From Nutrition To Therapy: ​​​​​​​A Wellness Toolkit For ADHD

This week SheerLuxe published their Wellness Toolkit for ADHD and I was so thrilled to be headlining it!

As someone with ADHD or a parent of a child with ADHD, you may have first hand experience of how vital nutrition is for maintaining optimal physical and mental health, particularly for nourishing the ADHD mind. Diet can be one of the most challenging aspects of managing ADHD and where people need to the most help. This article addresses the key nutrients needed to create a better balance of dopamine and norepinephrine.

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In the piece, I covered:

  • What nutrients are children with ADHD most likely to be deficient in?
  • Why are these nutrients depleted?
  • Why are they so important for children with ADHD in particular?
  • How can you test for deficiencies?
  • What are the signs a parent can look out for to spot deficiencies?
  • How important is the brain/gut connection?
  • How can it be improved?
  • What kind of diet should children with ADHD follow?
  • Are there any foods to avoid?
  • Can you share three recommended supplements?

You can read the whole article here.


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