The problem with ADHD is that there is no current cure for it. There is no available medication for th people who develop this disorder to help them to get rid of it. The ADHD is mostly found in children. That is why we are here today we want to talk about the ADHD diet plan that can help to reduce the severity of this disorder.
There have been serious studies that found that a good diet does reduce the effects of the disorder. We can consider the ADHD diet plan as a kind of effective treatment for the people or kids who develop this disorder.
As we have said, there is no cure and direct medication to end the disorder, but treatments are quite effective. The diet and nutrition system are important and they shall help to reduce the symptoms. That is how people cure and treat this disorder for now.
There are several ways to treat the ADHD. It is not only diet, which is effective with this disorder, but also other treatments. Those treatments are such as some medications, therapies, behavioral treatments, and social therapies.
Why diet is so important for treating the ADHD?
Children or adults who develop the ADHD or ADD should be really aware of what they usually eat. The foods are one of the major effects of ADHD. That is why an ADHD diet plan is important as much as any other treatment. Perhaps, this is the most important treatment ever.
The common view says that it is noticeable that some kinds of foods worsen the symptoms of ADHD. For example, people
consider sugar, caffeine, food colorings and other ingredients as a source or a cause of the hyperactivity. They believe that there are many other kinds of food, which worsen the symptoms.
If you have noticed this too, you shall talk to your healthcare provider as soon as possible, in order to find the perfect diet. You might find it necessary to consult a dietitian to help you get the right diet according to your situation.
If you start to follow a specific diet, do not change it later. If you aim to change something, you have to consult the healthcare provider or the dietitian.
What is an ADHD diet plan, and how to make one?
The diet is not necessarily natural and only from foods, you might include some of the beneficent supplements.
“The ADHD diets” is one of the most common researches on google and for health disorders. but, unfortunately, the research is limited and the results are mostly confusing. That is why we have come today to make the point straight and clear the path to you to know what is the best ADHD diet plan based on scientists and experts researches.
We are not going to tell you what exactly you should specify in your diet, but you have to make your own one according to the following information. We are just going to tell you what are the most important ingredients, which you need to include in your ADHD diet plan. After that, you have to make your own diet according to what you like too.
Those ingredients and nutrients have showed several improvements when they were tested during the research. That is why it highly recommended that you make your diet depending on those ingredients. Here are they:
High level of proteins foods are most common to be used for a diet. There are so many foods that are high in the level of proteins. Those foods are such as beans, meat, nuts and other sources of high level of proteins. Those foods are better to be eaten early in the day in order to give the body enough proteins that help. They might help the person to understand better through focusing and concentrating better than before.
The omega 3 fatty acids are important for the ADHD diet plan. As we know, there are so many sources of this one. Walnuts, olive oil, olive, Tuna, salmon, and other kinds of fishes are known to be great sources of omega 3 fatty acids. You may even take the supplements of omega 3 fatty acids that you might find in any nearby pharmacy.
Carbohydrates are also no lesser important that the previous ingredient for and ADHD diet plan. There are simple and complex carbohydrates that you need to know. Both of them are useful to treat the ADHD through the diet. For the complex carbohydrates, you might eat foods such as oranges, kiwi, apple, grapefruits, pear, and many others. For the simple carbohydrates, you might find foods such as honey, candies, sugar, corn, white rice, potatoes, and others. Those foods are recommended to be eaten later in evening.
Let me introduce to you a simple menu of a normal day that you might find it interesting. This menu is not crucial, I just wanted to simplify the ADHD diet plan and make it clearer and simpler for you.
You can take as a breakfast a smoothie or juice with a piece of fruits that we have mentioned before. Along with all that, you might take the rice porridge.
For the lunch, there are very different kinds of foods such as past or noodles rice. You might even have a salad made of chicken.
For the dinner, you can take a soup. The soup should include something mentioned before such as meats, potatoes, rice, or anything else you can make a soup from it.
For the snacks, you might make something like the tea with some rice cakes.
What foods that people should avoid including in the ADHD diet plan?
There is a list of foods that are said to be avoided during making a plan for ADHD. Some people might find it hard to stick to the previous diets and foods that we have mentioned. That is why it better to mention the foods that are to be avoided in order to find the appropriate diet.
Here are the foods that we have found as an enemy for the ADHD people (mostly kids). They worsen the situation.
Milk and eggs (event they are regarded as a kind of perfect foods), shellfish and fish (in spite of the high level of omega 3 fatty acids, which improve the symptoms of ADHD), soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts (even they are rich of proteins and high in the level of this beneficent nutrient) and wheat as a final one. You might be wondering how those foods could be affective for the ADHD, but the combination of them seemed to worsen the case.