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Eat Avocado

smoothie with avocado banana It's good for your brain!
+ Ideas to easily add more avocado into your meals  

We used to be told to avoid fat when planning our meals.  However, we now know that there are different kinds of fats, many of which are healthy and should be added to our diets for heart and brain health.

A Brigham and Women's Hospital study reported that that women with more monounsaturated fat in their diets performed better on cognitive training tests than women who had more...

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ADHD Diet Tips: Foods That May Worsen Symptoms

close up appetizing chocolateAlthough we know that foods do not cause ADHD, it does seem that some foods may worsen ADHD related behaviors and symptoms. "Excessive caffeine and excessive use of fast foods and other foods of poor nutritional value can cause kids to display behavior that might be confused with ADHD," said Frank Barnhill, MD, an expert and the author of "Mistaken for ADHD." View more

Everyday Health and Healthline listed the following foods that people with ADHD must avoid eating.

Some foods to avoid...

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Impulse Control, Binge Eating & ADHD

If you have ADHD, you probably find that you have to work twice as hard as your peers to produce the same results. Losing weight is no exception. In order to lose binge eating boy SMweight and eat healthy, you need to have impulse control and the ability to stay consistent with your diet plan. A study from the University of Toronto found that almost 30% of overweight individuals had ADHD symptoms.

The ADHD brain is often looking for ways to trigger more dopamine.  This can make it difficult to control our...

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Brain-Boosting Brownies

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 large avocado
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder (or unsweetened cocoa powder)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup cacao chips (or chocolate chips)

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350 and grease an 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray
  • In a food processor or blender, combine; avocado, apple sauce, maple syrup, and vanilla.
  • In a large bowl add eggs, coconut flour...
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