Posts Tagged "healthy diet"

ADHD Linked to 'Western Diet' of Takeout, Fried Food and Candy

Posted on Aug 27, 2010 in Health Optimization

by Katie Drummond Yet another reason to rethink a diet heavy in fried, packaged and processed foods: It could be the culprit to blame for the childhood development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A study out of the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research in Perth, Australia, evaluated the diets of 1,800 teens, 115 of whom had been diagnosed with ADHD before the age of 14.  Dietary habits were divided into two categories. A “Western diet” consisted of takeout, packaged products — in other words, plenty of saturated fat, sodium and sugar — and...

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