Sugar and ADHD: A Bad Mix?
Beyond our run-of-the-mill sugar highs, many parents think that ADHD and sugar are a particularly bad mix. Too much sugar makes ADHD symptoms worse. That’s the logic. The “sugar high” aggravates the already vulnerable hyperactivity or inattention. Kind of like a sugar high squared. But once again, the research linking sugar and ADHD is not totally supportive. It’s mixed.