No one would argue that we live in a pill popping society. Given the choice, most people prefer to pop a pill then to make major lifestyle or diet changes. I personally do not know a single person who is not on at least one prescription medication. In the name of full disclosure, I am one of them. I occasionally need to take a prescription medicine for migraines. When I was younger migraines were a daily occurrence. Now, I have a migraine maybe 2-3 times a month and I attribute the improvement to my diet.
I do not advocate drugs for chronic conditions, but if someone is in pain, then by all means they need to do what is necessary so they can get through the day. I hope one day that my diet will correct whatever imbalance exists in my body so that I can be completely drug free. I wish more people were willing to make diet and lifestyle changes in order to heal themselves. I feel this way especially when it comes to the issue of children with ADHD.
If you have a child with ADHD I urge you to read this article and consider eliminating any foods in your child’s diet that contain these ingredients:
And another eye-opening article to read in which the statistics have been obviously swept under the rug: