All 9 children with disruptive and/or criminal behavior in this study were found to have a number of food allergies or intolerances and mineral imbalances, particularly zinc. Three also had elevated cadmium.
All of them improved physically and psychologically on a diet avoiding their problem foods. Even after two years, five of the nine had never been back in trouble – and those who had, did so with less frequency and less violence.
QUOTE: “Criminal justice, education and health agencies could incorporate and develop this approach in furtherance of their statutory objectives.”
NOTE: See also the Schoenthaler prison studies.