24 Sep '11, 3pm

Regular Outdoor Time Softens ADHD Symptoms - Planet Green

Regular Outdoor Time Softens ADHD Symptoms - Planet Green

The correlation between ADHD and diet has become more and more clear. One recent study found that for 64 percent of kids, the symptoms of ADHD could be cured through diet. Specifically, salicylates (a pesticide added to some food plants), and other food additives like sulfites, artificial sweeteners, and MSG, caused major issues in susceptible kids. But a new study is showing that time spent outdoors can also have a positive impact on kids with ADHD. According to Science Daily , a study that followed more than 400 kids with ADHD, found a link between routine play settings and the disorder. According to Science Daily : Those who regularly play in outdoor settings with lots of green (grass and trees, for example) have milder ADHD symptoms than those who play indoors or in built outdoor environments, the researchers found. The association holds even when the researchers contr...

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