I was surprised that the research cited supports the effectiveness of the Feingold diet. I had been under the impression that although this diet clearly helped some people, it was ineffective for the majority and hard to maintain, which made it a difficult solution for many households. To my surprise, the research cited in this article suggests that it helps a majority of the children who tried it. The diet is, however, controvercial. Click here for another viewpoint.
You’ll have to decide for yourself if it’s something you want to try. The advantages are it’s free and cant’ really hurt. Let me know if it works for you (or if it doesn’t!). I’ll be interested to know.
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