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How ADHD Affects Obesity, Weight and Healthy Eating Habits

18 Oct

Via Scoop.itHealthcare Continuing Education

The link between ADHD and poor eating habits isn’t surprising when you consider that it is a disorder of executive function, a set of cognitive skills which act as our brain manager. Executive function impacts almost every aspect of living, encompassing our ability to self-regulate, organize, plan, prioritize, and anticipate the future. Eating is only one of many facets of ordinary life influenced by ADHD, yet typically flies under the radar.
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Posted by on October 18, 2011 in Nutrition & Dietetics

 

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