DIET AND NUTRITION

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ARTICLES FOR PARENTS

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Eating disorders are a serious mental health issue that began to increase among school-age children during the pandemic. Females—and especially those with ADHD—are at greater risk for this illness. Understanding the various types of eating disorders and the warning signs of each may help you recognize a potential problem before it becomes serious.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

The link between artificial food dyes and hyperactivity in kids is a hot topic for researchers, regulators, policymakers, and consumer advocates. Anecdotally, parents, too, attest to the harmful effect food dyes have on their child’s behavior as well as on school performance.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Food dyes can affect ADHD and hyperactive behavior, but they do not cause it. But for some kids, dietary changes in conjunction with standard ADHD care may help with their behavioral issues.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Eating disorders are a serious mental illness that have spiked among adolescents since the onset of the pandemic. Following are strategies to help prevent eating disorders by changing your family’s perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs around eating, food, and weight.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Do you see a connection between your child’s behavior and what she eats? Numerous controlled studies have concluded that food dyes can worsen behavior in some children with and without ADHD.

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