“Lighten Up: A Healthy Nutrition Guide for Adults with ADHD” [Video Replay & Podcast #184]

Episode Description

imageReaching and keeping up a healthy weight is a marathon. The combat is especially difficult for people dwelling with ADHD symptoms that sabotage their perfect intentions. Impulsivity would possibly lead without delay to Twinkies or Doritos, as an alternative of nutrient-dense fruit and entire grains, at the identical time that emotional crush beckons soothing carbs—pasta or potatoes or bread. Studies display that having ADHD is correlated with a upper possibility of weight problems and greater weight-loss struggles. In order to shed pounds in a healthy, sustainable means, it should be completed via an ADHD lens.  

Listen and be told from Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., about:

  1. Why folks with ADHD are at upper chance for obesity
  2. The demanding situations of dropping pounds for other people with ADHD
  3. Cognitive self-talk methods for dropping kilos
  4. Smart grocery store shopping strategies
  5. Mindful consuming approaches
  6. The importance of responsibility achieve and keeping up weight loss
  7. Parenting pointers for serving to your kid devour smartly, workout, and deal with a healthy weight
  8. The importance of excellent nutrition in optimizing your mind and weight

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Meet the Expert Speaker:

Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a medical psychologist and lecturer in psychology within the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He maintains a personal psychotherapy follow in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the remedy of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and Eating Disorders. He has spoken on a lot of webinars and gifts at many talks and conferences around the country. He lately serves at the Scientific Advisory Board for ADDitude, in addition to the Professional Advisory Boards for Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD), the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) and the National Association for Males with Eating Disorders. He may be a member of the ADDitude ADHD Medical Review Panel and a paid advisor for Understood.org.| See expert’s full bio »


Listener Testimonials

  • “It was once my first webinar and was once superb. I used to be not too long ago diagnosed with grownup ADHD at age 48, so am nonetheless studying what this all approach, and this webinar gave me great insight into the weight struggles I have had for most of my life. Thank You!”
  • “Presenter was once very good. He used to be so passionate about the topic. He described his own issues and the way he dealt with them. I plan to listen to this again.”
  • “Dr. Olivardia was so down to earth, insightful, and in point of fact useful. Great presentation and moderator. Thank you!”

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