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12 Effective Ways to Help Your ADD/ADHD Child : Drug-free Alternatives for Attention-deficit Disorders - Laura J. Stevens

12 Effective Ways to Help Your ADD/ADHD Child

Drug-free Alternatives for Attention-deficit Disorders

Paperback Published: 4th September 2000
ISBN: 9781583330395
Number Of Pages: 268
For Ages: 18+ years old

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In 12 Ways to Effectively Help Your ADD/ADHD Child, you'll discover that helping a child with ADD/ADHD is like solving a jigsaw puzzle. You have to identify the various biochemical and nutritional pieces and fit them together into a completed puzzle of a happy, healthy child. Improve diet, track down hidden food allergies, and identify and avoid inhalant allergens and chemical sensitivities. Included are menu suggestions, shopping tips, and 30 recipes to help parents deal with diet changes, such as avoiding artificial colors, milk, wheat, sugar, and chocolate. 12 Ways to Effectively Help Your ADD/ADHD Child discusses the latest research reports from prestigious medical journals about ADD/ ADHD, deficiencies, and lead poisoning.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xv
A Word About Genderp. xxi
Introductionp. 1
Understanding the Basics of ADD and ADHD
What are ADD and ADHD?p. 7
Causes of ADD and ADHDp. 23
An Ounce of Preventionp. 27
Twelve Ways to Help Your Child
Improve Your Child's Dietp. 37
Choose Sweeteners Carefullyp. 59
Track Down Hidden Food Allergiesp. 69
Add Essential Fatty Acids to Your Child's Dietp. 83
Choose Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Supplements Carefullyp. 93
Solve the Yeast Connectionp. 109
Identify Inhalant Allergiesp. 119
Identify Chemical Sensitivitiesp. 127
Investigate Lead and Aluminum Poisoningp. 137
Enhance Perceptionp. 143
Consider Crawling Lessonsp. 153
Try Biofeedbackp. 163
Helping Your Child Adjust to his New Diet
Shopping and Cooking for Your ADD/ADHD Childp. 171
Celebrating Happy Holidaysp. 185
Pleasing Recipes for the Child with ADD/ADHDp. 193
Conclusionp. 223
Scientific Studies for You and Your Doctorp. 227
Jimmy's Common Foods Elimination Diet and Diaryp. 233
Resources for Parentsp. 243
Notesp. 251
Indexp. 259
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ISBN: 9781583330395
ISBN-10: 1583330399
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 4th September 2000
Publisher: Avery Publishing Group Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.31