From: Rich

My two granddaughters came to visit. They are two and five years old. We had seen how “wound up” they were at home and knew that the five-year-old was on ADD medicine. So when they stayed with us for three weeks, we decided to eliminate processed sugar, food coloring, and caffeine from their diet. We think it helped to calm them down and so did their mom. As she said the day after we took them back, they had been calm in the morning and then she made a red velvet cake and let them eat it. Within fifteen minutes, they were “bouncing off the walls”. So I believe some kids that are taking ADD medicine might be able to stop taking it and would benefit from simply removing processed sugar, food coloring and caffeine from their diet.