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  • Writer's pictureMichelle Pugle

What’s the Deal With Elimination Diets for ADHD?

An elimination diet involves removing certain foods from your diet to find out whether those foods may be making you sick. Some people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), parents of children with ADHD, and even some health professionals claim that an elimination diet could help manage symptoms of ADHD.

While dietary solutions may sound promising, treating ADHD is complex — it’s not as straightforward as simply trying a new diet. And, according to Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, elimination-based dietary approaches for ADHD don’t hold up scientifically. Read more in Everyday Health.


Michelle Pugle, MA

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