What is the Feingold
It's a form of elimination diet where foods containing certain harmful additives are removed and replaced with similar foods that are free of those additives.
Happily, there is a huge selection of foods of every kind, including snacks, desserts, convenience foods and mixes that are acceptable on the Feingold Diet. More
Who was Dr. Feingold? Chief of Allergy and Chairman of the Central Research Committee, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals of Northern California. More
Who we are and why
we created the Feingold Association.
Most of us are parents of children who had behavior and/or learning problems, and some of us are adults who found that the program helped us as well.
We really tried to do what was best for our child. We looked forward to welcoming our new baby into the world, having read books and articles and talked with friends about how to give a our new little one the best start in life. But it didn't work out the way we had planned...
Meet "Our Kids"
This is a very small sampling of the reports we hear from parents who use the Program. Click on the link below to read these stories and others.
Geoffrey was a 7-year-old who would fly into a rage over nothing ...
Aurelia was hyperactive,
over-reactive, defiant, aggressive, and
anxious ... life with her had become too
chaotic to manage... We thank Feingold every day for replacing conflict and tears with cooperation and laughter!
Joe's biggest problem was having terrible migraines ...
Will this will help my child? Since the additives we remove have been shown to damage the nervous system, respiratory system, immune system, and even the basic cells in our bodies, eliminating them is very likely to make a big difference.
Is it hard to use the Diet? Most people find it takes a few weeks to fully adjust to the changes in the foods they buy and prepare, but by about the third week it becomes routine.
But my child doesn't have ADHD; can this still help?
The diet was originally developed for asthma and eczema. Its effect on behavior was a "side effect" noticed in the 1960s ...
Volunteers have created a package of materials designed to make the diet as easy and effective as possible.
Our Foodlist and Handbook will guide you step-by-step as you test out the Program, and we will keep you up-to-date about product changes via "Product Alert" emails and in our newsletter, Pure Facts.
There are many volunteers who are here to help you with any questions. You can reach us via email, phone, or through our popular members' Facebook.
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