Boris 1994: Foods and Additives are Common Causes of the Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder in Children

Annals of Allergy, May 1994, Vol. 72, pp. 462-8.

73% of 26 children with ADHD responded favorably to a diet eliminating reactive foods and artificial colors. 16 of the improved children were given a double blind challenge with 100 mg of mixed food dyes or a food chosen by the parent. ALL of them reacted to the challenge. Placebo effect was ruled out.

BorisStudyDesignFigure 1. Study Design

QUOTE:  “Dietary factors may play a significant role in the etiology of the majority of children with ADHD.”

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