Simple Sugars and ADHD Don't Mix

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Hi, I'm Dr. Oz. If you have ADHD, you need to be aware of what you eat. Foods containing simple sugars, may make your symptoms worse. Simple sugars break down in the body very quickly, and some precture grains level soaring. For people struggling with ADHD, the end result can be moodiness, or the inability to stay focused.

Simple sugars are also called simple carbohydrates. They can be sound in things like candy, soda, syrups, or the plain sugar you put in your coffee. They may give you a quick burst of energy, but will be followed by a hard crush in the form of sleepiness, and attentions and trouble concentrating. It's bad for everybody to limit sugar treats.

Stick with complex carbs like whole grain, rice, brocolli corn and beans. They take longer to digest, and will take you for a ride on that physical and emotional roller-coaster. I'm Dr. Oz. For more delicious ways to nourish your health, checkout all of our smart tips.