The CNP Diet and ADHD Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and the child and adolescent experience of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2017

The Mediterranean Diet and ADHD in children and adolescents
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2019

High-dose eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) improves attention and vigilance in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and low endogenous EPA levels
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2018

Dietary and nutrient status of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a case-control study
Original

2019

Children's attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms predict lower diet quality but not vice versa: results from bidirectional analyses in a population-based cohort
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2019

Evaluation of dietary intake in children and college students with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
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2011

Effects of a restricted elimination diet on the behaviour of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (INCA study): a randomised controlled trial
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2020

Retrospective outcome monitoring of ADHD and nutrition (Roman): the effectiveness of the few-foods diet in general practice
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2019

The Potential Influence of the Bacterial Microbiome on the Development and Progression of ADHD
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2020

Gut microbiota and dietary patterns in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
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2020

Investigating the gut microbiota composition of individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and association with symptoms
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2017

Diet and ADHD, reviewing the evidence: a systematic review of meta-analyses of double-blind placebo-controlled trials evaluating the efficacy of diet interventions on the behavior of children with ADHD
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2019

Dietary profiles, nutritional biochemistry status, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: path analysis for a case-control study
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2020

Effect of vitamin D and magnesium supplementation on behavior problems in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
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2019

Relationship between antioxidant status and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among children
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2018

Rationale for dietary antioxidant treatment of ADHD
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2018

Vitamin D's molecular action mechanism in attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder: a review of evidence
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2021

The associations between maternal and child diet quality and child ADHD – findings from a large Norwegian pregnancy cohort study
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2016

Effect of poly unsaturated fatty acids administration on children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: a randomized controlled trial
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