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Your Child's Diet: A Cause and a Cure of ADHD?

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: We discuss the many diet theories surrounding ADHD including Megavitamin Therapy, Feingold Diet, Elimination Diets and more.
Air Date: 11/14/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Andrew Adesman, MD
Andrew Adesman 2012Dr. Adesman is Chief of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics at the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New Hyde Park.  Dr. Adesman received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his Residency in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, DC.  He also completed a Fellowship in Child Development and Rehabilitation at the prestigious Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition to Board certification in Pediatrics, Dr. Adesman is Board certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and also Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.  Dr. Adesman has authored many research and review articles on developmental disorders in children, and most recently, is the author of a new book focusing on common parenting myths, BabyFacts: The Truth about Your Child’s Health from Newborn through Preschool.  He also co-authored a book on adoptive parenting: Parenting Your Adopted Child: A Positive Approach to Building a Strong Family. 

Dr. Adesman has been repeatedly included in the book, How To Find the Best Doctors: New York Metro Area and is repeatedly listed in New York Magazine’s list of Best Doctors in New York

    Your Child's Diet: A Cause and a Cure of ADHD?
    A lack of certain dietary components, such as protein, or an insufficient number of calories can negatively affect a child’s learning and behavioral abilities, and vitamin or mineral deficiencies can certainly interfere with learning over the course of a school year. 

    Listen for important information on many diet theories surrounding ADHD including Megavitamin Therapy, Feingold Diet, Elimination Diets and more.

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