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How can choosing the right carbs help me manage my ADHD symptoms?

The kind of carbohydrates you choose may be important in your quest to better manage your attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms. Because complex carbohydrates high in fiber give the body a slow, steady supply of energy, they may be best for people with ADHD. People with ADHD should seek out whole-wheat bread instead of white, whole-grain crackers instead of water crackers or saltines, brown rice instead of white, and whole-wheat cereal instead of corn flakes.

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