Is sugar bad for someone with ADHD?

Is sugar bad for someone with ADHD?

Is sugar bad for someone with ADHD?

Research studies show that sugar does not cause hyperactivity, nor aggravate most people's ADHD symptoms. Mark Wolraich, MD, and co-authors examined sugar and ADHD and found that sugar does not affect the behavior or cognitive performance of children. BE

Do sweets make ADHD worse?

A study1 conducted by the University of South Carolina concluded that the more sugar hyperactive children consumed, the more destructive and restless they became. A study2 conducted at Yale University indicates that high-sugar diets may increase inattention in some kids with ADHD. BE

Is candy bad for kids with ADHD?

Avoid Candy on a Diet for ADHD Candy is loaded with sugar and artificial colors, a bad combination for children with ADHD. Both of these common ingredients have been shown to promote ADHD symptoms — namely hyperactivity — in studies. BE

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