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Fruits and Vegetables Improve ADHD Symptoms in Children

Eating more fruits and vegetables improves Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children, according to a study published online in Nutritional Neuroscience. Children who ate more fruits and vegetables had less severe symptoms of inattention from ADHD than children who ate more foods higher in saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars.


Robinette LM, Hatsu IE, Johnstone JM, et al. Fruit and vegetable intake is inversely associated with severity of inattention in a pediatric population with ADHD symptoms: the MADDY Study. Nutr Neurosci. Published online May 10, 2022. doi:10.1080/1028415X.2022.2071805

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