ADHD ADD Snacks That Help Treat Attention Deficit and Increase Focus / Concentration

Since your child is most likely growing and not trying to lose weight you will want to let them snack between meals.  This is especially necessary if they are on medication and have appetite issues. Here are some ADD ADHD snack suggestions.

  • Celery with peanut butter mixed with flax seed oil.
  • Fresh Fruit (Cantaloupe, Strawberries, Bananas, Grapes, Etc..)
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Nuts (keep raw ones in the freezer if you think you’ll overeat them)
  • Low Carbohydrate Trail Mix
  • Celery with Tuna or Chicken Salad
  • Sliced Apples and a low sugar, low carb dip.
  • Sunflower seeds and other edible seeds
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Beef or Turkey Jerky (get low sugar type if possible)
  • Cheese sticks, such as string cheese
  • Oatmeal with Splenda, some Brown Sugar, Butter and Flax seed oil.
  • Cheese with a few apple slices
  • Low Carbohydrate, Low Sugar Smoothies
  • Sugar Free Yogurt with Fruit.
  • Lettuce Roll-ups — Roll luncheon meat, egg salad, tuna  and vegetables in lettuce leaves (add flax seed oil)
  • Lunch Meat Roll-ups — Roll cheese or veggies in lunch meat. (Get low carb meats and add some flax seed oil)