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Brain C-13

by Mathew John (2020-02-12)

Have you read about this recently, Brain C-13 Review that more and more research is pointing toward nutritional deficiencies as a contributing factor toward ADHD? In particular, ADHD nutrition appears to be linked to a deficiency in essential fatty acids, or EFAs, and amino acids.Researchers first tied ADHD with lower essential fatty acid levels in 1981. Studies involving EFA blood levels in children with behavioral problems in 1983 confirmed this ADHD nutrition connection.Researchers in a 1987 study again documented the EFA deficiency tie to ADHD. Then in 1995, a study involving ADHD boys and boys without ADHD showed that the ADHD boys had significantly lower levels of Omega-3 fatty acids.ADHD nutrition studies by Purdue University researchers in 1996 found that boys with low blood levels of Omega-3 fatty acids have a greater frequency of ADHD.A study done by the George Washington University School of Medicine found that hyperactive children who ate meals high in protein performed equally well, and sometimes better, in school than non-hyperactive kids.