According to WebMD, an ADD or ADHD diet may play a key role in treating the disorder naturally. WebMD states that an ADHD diet helps the brain work more efficiently and can lessen the symptoms of the disorder.
According to WebMD an ADHD diet involves eating healthy, balanced meals, taking added vitamins and minerals, and eliminating certain foods that could contribute to ADHD symptoms. An overall balanced diet includes protein, complex carbohydrates and omega-3 fatty acids. WebMD also states that taking a multivitamin may help children and adults with ADHD. Also, elimination diets may be useful for ADHD patients. These diets eliminate sugar, artificial colors and food additives, and they have been shown to improve symptoms of ADHD.