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Alternatives to Medication for the Treatment of ADD/ADHD

Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food –Hippocrates There are currently no federally-approved treatments for ADD/ADHD other than prescription medications. Although, a significant majority of studies are discovering validity in numerous “natural” treatments, and a number of credible health professionals are recommending behavioral and dietary interventions to supplement, the U.S. […]

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Making Intelligent Decisions in the Treatment of ADD/ADHD

With consumers becoming more aware of the dangers of prescription ADD/ADHD medications, and with researchers devoting more resources toward uncovering treatments that will help sufferers conquer ADD/ADHD, there’s no doubt that there really are other, more intelligent, choices available to those who have received an ADD/ADHD diagnosis. Most sources admit that the exact cause of […]

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Pesticides and ADHD

A central part of the strategy that I propose in my bestselling book ‘3 Steps to Conquering ADD-ADHD’ is the active avoidance of substances that are harmful (summarized in the book as Avoid the Bad). You may be surprised to learn that I sometimes include fruit and vegetables in this category. “How can this be?” […]

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Understanding the Shifts in Human Nutrition – From Difficult to Super Easy (Part 1)

Over the past few weeks we looked at some of the subtle, and not so subtle, changes that occurred in human nutrition over the past few decades. The purpose of this series is not to suggest that previous generations consisted of ‘food saints’ who always ate perfectly balanced meals. It is rather to show how […]

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Understanding the Shifts in Human Nutrition – From Scarcity to Superabundance (Part 2)

Last week we began our exploration of the issue of ‘Food Superabundance’. I pointed out that the easy availability of food in our society is something that previous generations would have found very hard to even begin to comprehend. It is unfortunately the case that the fact that most North Americans do not have to […]

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