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Nourishing a Child with ADHD, Simply

Multivitamins & Fish Oil for Pediatric ADHD Treatment Sub-optimal nutrition not only affects a child’s physical health, but also predisposes them to neurocognitive deficits like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).[1],[2],[3] ADHD is a common, early-onset, and enduring neurodevelopmental condition characterized by developmentally inappropriate attention deficits, hyperactivity, increased impulsivity, and/or emotional deregulation. Needless to say,…

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The Multivitamin Debate

What does science say about multivitamin and mineral supplementation? Dietary supplement use is common in the United States, with more than half of the population using such products.[1],[2],[3],[4] Similarly, a majority of health professionals, including physicians and dieticians, use dietary supplements themselves and recommend them to patients.[5],[6],[7] Among supplement users, multivitamin and mineral supplements…

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Healthy Aging

Is a Vegan Diet Healthy?

The pros and cons of going vegan There’s no doubt that vegan diets are increasing in popularity.[1] Such diets, which exclude all animal products including meat, fish, eggs, dairy, and even honey, are often followed for health reasons as well as ethical, religious, and environmental concerns.[2],[3] Although often framed in terms of lacking, vegan…

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