An article in Psychology Today reports on the strong association between ADHD and poor eating habits, eating disorders, and higher-than-average risk of becoming overweight. People with ADHD often eat impulsively which can lead to eating disorders, such as binge eating or bulimia. Difficulties with planning, distractibility, and time management can lead to poor nutrition and eating unhealthy volumes of food. Mindfulness, which involves simply being aware of food choices and eating habits, has been found to be a realistic and practical solution to these problems. To read this article in its entirety, click here.