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8-day Menu for Neurodiverse Kids

One of the biggest daily challenges for parents of children with ADHD or other neurodiverse conditions is planning healthy meals and snacks. Often the focus is on dietary restrictions, and the list of foods to avoid feels overwhelming. Instead, Tricia Griffin, RDN, LD recommends shifting the focus. “As a nutritionistRead

Nutritional Strategies for Children With ADHD: CME/CE

  In a crosstalk-panel discussion, 3 multidisciplinary experts in the management of children/adolescents with ADHD present new findings on ADHD, including genetic variants of the condition and the resultant influence of disease course and treatment. This panel also discusses the most recent data on the safety and efficacy of long-chainRead

Nutrients That Support Neurodiverse Minds

All children need a wide range of nutrients to help them grow and develop. Ideally, these should come from a well-balanced diet. However, children with ADHD and other neurodiverse conditions often have gaps in their diet or increased nutrient needs. These children may benefit from nutritional supplements or certain medicalRead

Brain Food: How to Optimize Nutrition for Neurodiverse Children

Supporting the behavioral, emotional, and physical demands of children on the neurodiverse spectrum requires a multifaceted approach which can sometimes feel overwhelming for parents or caregivers. One easy and impactful place to start is with their daily nutrition. Helping children make healthy choices throughout the day goes a long wayRead

ADHD and Genetics: What’s the Connection?

ADHD often runs in families. But what are the genetic mechanisms that may support this connection? ADHD and neurodiverse conditions are related to multiple genetic variants or single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).1,2 One SNP receiving attention affects the fatty acid desaturase 2 (FADS-2) gene. This gene helps to maintain healthy levelsRead


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