The journal ‘Pediatrics’ highlights an UB study on the Mediterranean diet and the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children and adolescents

News | 17-01-2018

A study that relates/links the Mediterranean diet with a lower diagnose of the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been highlighted by the journal Pediatrics as one of the top ten articles published in 2017. The study, the first scientific one on the relation between the Mediterranean diet and ADHD in children and adolescents, is led by Maria Izquierdo Pulido, lecturer from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences of the University of Barcelona, and member of the Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition Networking Biomedical Centre (CIBERobn), and José Ángel Alda, head of section at the Psychiatry Unit in the University Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona.