The quality of food we eat (or lack thereof) has a profound affect on Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD. The ADHD symptoms in children receiving Essential Fatty Acids significantly improved over the children in the control group receiving a placebo. Making sure you’re controlling calorie intake with fresh, natural foods will also affect the amount of body fat accumulation.
Forget about scientific names like carbohydrates, protein, fats, cholesterol, vitamins and minerals. You eat every day with a few ingredients that are combined and recombined in many different ways; many of them are highly refined, nutrient-poor food items with an incredibly long shelf such as white sugar and white flour.
Fatty acids are seen in a variety of lengths and both small and medium chain fatty acids like those found in butter are small enough to be absorbed quickly into the blood. Therefore, adding quality protein is a key in Attention Deficit Disorder nutrition. Our body needs food rich in nutrients, the nutrients that feed our cells, the nutrients that will help heal our body of any deficiency.
Improving the nutritional intake of undernourished children to the recommended daily allowances (RDA), improved performance on non-verbal intelligence tests. Fats and oils belong to the family of organic compounds called lipids and their importance to the human body must not be underestimated.
There are six major nutrients and these nutrients are fats, proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and water. The ideal is a balanced diet with enough proteins, fats, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. Eggs are an essential source of good quality fats and cholesterol needed to produce hormones.