some people have been asking me about diet modification for ADHD.


Ki has ADHD and SID (sensory disorder). We hada lot of improvement doing The Feingold Diet... but It cost money to do the 'Real Feingold Diet through their company". So I researched. The Feingold Diet is basicaly just a diet free of artificial flavors/colors and restricted preservatives  and certain foods

after 2 years Ki could eat a lot of the natural foods- but not all and we stil have to watch his inntake of artificials- This is the list of foods Ki could not have for those 2-3 years: on the next post, with SAFE FOODS- he couldn't  have a lot of the ones on the bottom list for the first year

Moderate amount of Salicylic Acid

Fruit Custard apple, kiwi fruit, loquat, lychee, pear with peel.
Vegetables Aubergine - peeled, ,tomato juice, mushrooms. Tinned asparagus, beetroot, black olives, sweetcorn.
Seeds and nuts Desiccated coconut, walnuts.
Sweeteners Molasses.
Beverages Coco cola, rose hip tea.

HIGH levels of SA

Fruit Avocado, most other varieties of apples, cantaloupe melon, cherries, grapefruit, mandarin, mulberry, nectarine peach, tangelo, watermelon.
Vegetables Alfalfa sprouts, aubergine with peel, broad bean, broccoli, cucumber, tinned okra, parsnips, fresh spinach, sweet potato, tinned tomatoes and tomato puree, watercress.
Grains Maize.
Seeds and nuts Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts, pine nuts, pistachio, sesame seeds.
Herbs, spices and condiments Yeast extracts.
Oils and fats Almond oil, corn oil, peanut oil, sesame oil, walnut oil.
Beverages Coffee.

Very high levels of SA

Fruit Fresh apricots, blackberry, blackcurrant, blueberry, boysenberry, cranberry, fresh dates, grapes, guava, orange, pineapple, plum, strawberry, sultana.
Vegetables Chicory, chilli peppers, courgette, endive, tinned green olives, peppers, radish, water chestnut.

Seeds and nuts Almonds, peanuts with skins on.
Herbs, spices and condiments Basil, bay leaf, caraway, chilli powder, nutmeg, vanilla essence, white pepper.

Oils and fats Coconut oil, olive oil.

Beverages Peppermint tea.


Extremely high Levels of SA

Fruit Dried apricots and dates. Currant, loganberry, prunes, raisin, raspberry, red currant.
Vegetables Gherkins. 


 Sweeteners: HONEY                                                                                                 

 Seeds and nuts: peanut butter

Herbs, spices and condiments Allspice, aniseed, black pepper, cardamom, cayenne, celery powder, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, curry powder, dill, fenugreek, garam masala, ginger, liquorice, mace, mint, mustard, oregano, paprika, rosemary, sage, tarragon, turmeric, thyme, wine and cider vinegars.
Beverages Cordials and fruit flavoured drinks, fruit and vegetable juices, tea.

 **repost from over a year ago I think

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Apr. 6, 2009 at 1:06 AM

Thanks soooo Much!!!  I have been trying to find this information for months!!!  =)

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