Excerpts from The Pure Facts

Newsletter of the Feingold Association of the United States

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mother How can parents help their ADHD child?

In the controversy over whether or not to use medication, some important issues are often ignored.

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immunereactivityImmune reactivity to food coloring –

What actually happens once these petrochemicals get into our bodies?

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vit-dSunshine, health and behavior –

The importance of Vitamin D3 in a child’s development and behavior is being studied around the globe.

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Noah's StoryNoah’s story.

It wasn’t ADHD and it wasn’t bi-polar disorder.  This little boy suffered from multiple physical problems, and his behavior was a reflection of how miserable he felt.
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A little boy with no wordsJake’s story:  A little boy with no words.

Jake was three years old, pushing four that summer, his mom recalls.  He was perfect in every way … except that he had almost no vocabulary.
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Haidyn Sensitive to the world

Most children are comfortable with the everyday things in their life – the people and sounds around them, the clothes they wear and the food they ingest are all a part of their daily experience. But for a child with extreme sensory dysfunction, they are constant sources of pain   Read more …


wrong-wayA child heading in the wrong direction.

Ritalin was the first medication my son was placed on at 4 years old. It had VERY little effect other than making him not hungry. Over the next 8 years, he was on so many different ADHD medications I can’t remember them all.
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 drugs2Antipsychotics – risky drugs for little children.

Despite the wealth of research on the benefits of treating ADHD with nutrition, drugs continue to be prescribed, and many children receive a cocktail of powerful chemicals …
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