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A Diet That May Reduce ADHD Symptoms

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A Diet That May Reduce
ADHD Symptoms

The Ketogenic diet is very low in carbohydrates and high in fats. Most ADHD diets tell you to increase healthy fats and protein and reduce refined carbohydrates which can regulate blood sugar. This can also reduce mood swings and improve attention. ADDitudemag.com recently published an article reviewing whether the Keto diet should be considered for ADHD.

According to ADDitudemag.com, the Keto diet has been used to reduce epileptic seizures in children since the 1920s. Scientists suggest that the diet changes certain gut bacteria that affects neurotransmitters in the brain. John Hopkins University published a study which states the children who maintained the Ketogenic diet to reduce seizures also had improved attention and social functioning.

While there is no solid research on whether a Ketogenic diet will reduce ADHD symptoms, there are certain factors that indicate it is a possibility.  

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