Powerful Possibilities: ADHD from New Diagnosis & Beyond

ADHD, Food & Snacking: It's not your willpower

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Diet and ADHD: Impacts and Strategies

In this episode, certified ADHD coach Katherine discusses the correlation between diet, food behaviours and ADHD.

There is a mention of the data around recognised eating disorders and ADHD at the beginning as well as links to organisations that can offer support and understanding.

The podcast explains how certain neurotransmitters in the brain affecting ADHD are connected to food intake.

Impulsive eating, procrastination and meals planning are also touched upon.

Suggestions regarding snacking and procrastination are provided.

The podcast reaffirms the importance of personalised dietary strategies, regular meals, and mindful eating.

A teaser for the next episode, which will delve into ADHD and food from different perspectives including family diets and supplements, is also included.

(Full transcript available)

00:05 Introduction to Powerful Possibilities: A Guide to ADHD

01:10 Starting the Discussion on ADHD and Food

02:05 Appreciation for the Support and Feedback

02:56 Understanding the Stereotypes and Facts about ADHD and Food

03:28 Exploring the Statistics and Neurology of ADHD and Food

04:24 Personal Experience with Eating Disorders and ADHD

07:15 The Connection Between Eating Disorders and ADHD

09:00 Understanding the Role of Executive Functions in Eating Habits

12:29 The Impact of Poor Sleep Habits on Eating

14:28 Understanding the Role of Neurotransmitters in ADHD and Eating

16:10 The Psychological Factors Impacting Eating Habits in ADHD

18:03 The Role of Dopamine in ADHD and Eating

18:06 Understanding Dopamine and its Role in ADHD

18:45 The Connection Between Diet and Dopamine

19:13 Healthy Diet Recommendations for ADHD

20:23 The Impact of Processed Foods on ADHD

21:59 The Role of Sugar in ADHD

25:20 Practical Strategies for Healthy Snacking with ADHD

29:30 Addressing Procrastination and ADHD

33:01 Understanding and Managing Eating Behaviors in ADHD

34:35 Looking Ahead: Future Topics on ADHD and Food

35:13 Closing Remarks and Contact Information

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