Feingold Diet for ADHD and Healthy Living

Where do food dyes come from? Those pretty colors that make the “fruit punch” red, the gelatin green and the oatmeal blue are made from petroleum (crude oil) which is also the source for gasoline.You will find them on the ingredient labels, listed as “Yellow No. 5,” “Red 40,” “Blue #1,” etc. The label may say “FD&C” before the number. That means “Food, Drug & Cosmetics.” When you see a number listed as “D&C” in a product, such as “D&C Red #33” it means that this coloring is considered safe for medicine (drugs) and cosmetics, but not for food. See more about colorings. Read the rest of this entry »

The Drugging of our Children Video: ADHD, School Violence…

Has your child been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD?  Does your child feel depressed?  Psychotropic drugs like Ritalin, Concerta, Adderall, Prozac and the like, are not the answer.  This article contains a legnthy video on the truth about these issues.  Every parent should watch this video.  You will also learn below natural alternative treatments for ADHD from a change in environment to diet; links that explain your parent rights, explain how thyroid function might play a role in mental illness, educational solutions and many more. Read the rest of this entry »

ADD or ADHD? Diet or Drug? Drug Side Effects

ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) is a disorder in which one is not able to fix their attention on what one should have their attention fixed to, with or without hyperactivity. ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is the same thing, but with a new name. ADHD came into view in 1994 and is the label currently used today though some doctors still use ADD denoting hyperactivity is not present in a particular diagnosis. You see, one day The American Psychiatric Association realized they were basically the same thing and got together and decided to give it one name. Unfortunately, some people had already been diagnosed with one or the other. This caused confusion, to say the least. In reality this happens all of the time. The psychiatric industry tends to make up things as they go along. This is not unusual. Read the rest of this entry »