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Diets are generally not effective -- especially for school-age children or teens. Sugar and food coloring are not the cause of ADHD, nor are food allergies in general. (Food coloring can have a small, barely measurable effect, but this is not the cause of your child's ADHD.)

That said, there are a few "nutriceuticals" that may improve ADHD. Studies are limited; the amount of benefit is likely to be less than medication, and they may not benefit all kids with ADHD.

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