46 – A Healthy Plate to Support ADHD with Andrea Daigle
ADHD Thrive Institute
ADHD Thrive Institute
46 - A Healthy Plate to Support ADHD with Andrea Daigle
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The foundation of health is diet and balanced nutrition. But sometimes, especially when first starting out, it is difficult to know how to balance the plate. In this episode of the Soaring Child, Andrea Daigle breaks it down for us. How do I create a healthy, balanced plate? How do I know how much protein, how many vegetables, how much fruit, etc? 

Andrea Daigle is a regular on the show and part of the ADHD Thrive Institute team. She’s a board certified holistic health practitioner and also an FDNP. She has worked with children who have behavioral disorders and learning disabilities for many years. She specializes in coaching families through implementing diet and nutrition changes, including helping with meal planning, creating buy-in, maximizing time in the kitchen, and so much more. 

She’s also proficient in interpreting labs, customizing diet and supplement protocols, and supporting our wonderful clients through their natural healing journey. Andrea is also a mom who has been  through this journey herself, so she knows exactly what steps are necessary to find success. 

In this episode, discover how to build a healthy plate to support your child’s ADHD naturally. 

 Show Notes

Key Takeaways:

[4:48] The challenges Andrea faced when she first began her journey

[6:09] The importance of protein

[7:38] Protein-rich breakfast ideas

[9:30] Whole grains

[11:41] Veggies

[13:42] Fruit

[15:26] Healthy fats

[17:43] Favorite replacement products

[22:35] What to drink

[25:31] Treats


Memorable Moments:

“Healthy balanced meals are so incredibly important, no matter what your diet looks like.”

“Going gluten and dairy free doesn’t mean you have to give up on taste.”

“When we’re building a plate, we want to start with those foundations. Start with protein.”

“The more vegetables, the better.”

“As you are transitioning through a gluten free, dairy free diet, those dark, leafy greens are loaded with calcium.”

“Healthy fats are critical for the growth and development of our compromised kids.”

“You want to make sure you are drinking at least 6 cups of water a day and if you want to aim high, half their body weight up to their full body weight in ounces.”

“If they’re not drinking enough, play a game.”


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Here is Dana’s favorite water bottle that is mentioned in the podcast.

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