Defining a Role for Nutrition in Managing Children With ADHD
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 8, Number 5, August 2017
Jean Baker, MS, RD.
Ms. Baker has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Parents of kids with ADHD often ask about the role of diet and nutrition in their child’s symptoms, and research has uncovered some interesting possibilities. For example, there is some evidence that concentrations of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs, which includes omega-3 fatty acids) may be lower in people with ADHD.