poor appetite

Poor nutrition and ADHD medications. The two don't have to be friends.

Poor nutrition and ADHD medications. The two don't have to be friends.

Healthy eating (and just eating in general) can be a major concern for parents who’s child requires medications for ADHD. A common side-effect of these medications is a very low-appetite which can bring about short-term and long-term nutrition concerns. Here we provide some tips on helping a child with a low appetite and discuss ongoing management through dietetic support.

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