ADHD

Build safe food sets. Great when your older child still won’t eat.

4th August 2021 / Stephanie Fade

ADHD, ARFID, ED recovery, Uncategorized, anxiety, autism, eating disorders, eating disorders recovery, parenting, sensory modulation, sensory modulation disorder, sensory processing, sensory processing disorder, trauma
When you have a tween or teen who still only eats a very limited diet you need to take action. When a young person eats fewer than about 10 different foods they are at risk of nutritional deficiencies and it may prevent them growing properly. Your child might be a healthy weight, underweight or overweight

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Food for focus

12th June 2018 / Stephanie Fade

ADHD, Ages and Stages, Teens and Tweens, Uncategorized, focus, parenting, teens, tweens
If you have a tween or teen who struggles to focus on learning or those crucial tasks you need them to do around the house then making a few dietary changes might help. Here are my top 5 tips to use food for focus. Help them stay hydrated Ok so it’s not strictly food but

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Four keys to helping tweens and teens who are still super faddy eaters

21st January 2018 / Stephanie Fade

ADHD, Ages and Stages, Fussy eating in kids, OCD, adoption, anxiety, autism, faddy eating, fostering, teens, trauma, tweens
Are you stressed out at mealtimes with a tween or teen who still cannot manage to eat a reasonable variety of everyday foods? Maybe your 8 year old eats just 3 or 4 different foods? Perhaps you despair because your teenager will only eat white foods. Maybe your child eats quite a few foods but they

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Five things you need to know about ADHD and Diet

2nd October 2017 / Stephanie Fade

ADHD, additives, faddy eating, growth, sugar, supplements
  October is ADHD awareness month. If you have a child with ADHD you may have heard all sorts of things about the role of diet in ADHD and it can be really difficult to separate the fact from the fiction. In this post I present some facts, bust some myths and give you five

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