Pelsser 2010: Effects of food on physical and sleep complaints in children with ADHD: a randomised controlled pilot study

10790738 - portrait of a close-up, infant lying on the bedEuropean Journal of Pediatrics, 2010 Sep;169(9): 1129-38.

The 27 children in the Pelsser 2009 study were also evaluated for the effect of their diet condition on their sleep problems and other physical complaints.  Such complaints included headaches, bellyaches, unusual thirst, unusual perspiration, and problems sleeping.

QUOTE:   “The number of physical and sleep complaints was significantly decreased in the diet group compared to the control group  . . .  An elimination diet may be an effective instrument to reduce physical complaints in children with ADHD”

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