food trends: blueberries, tofu seitan tempeh

According to two stories on NPR this morning:

Therefore, 29% of people are eating meat alternatives and meat. Reasons mentioned are that it is healthier, wanting to eat less meat.

How, what and how much we eat shifts due to push and pull factors. Texture and taste matter as much as price.

Eliminating ADHD thru diet

10% of children between 4-17 are diagnosed
3-5% growth in diagnoses each year

From “Say Goodbye to ADHD” in The Intelligent Optimist about Dutch veterinarian now ADHD-slayer, Lidy Pelsser, who has found that changes in diet of 3-6 foods can change behavior. Eliminating foods such as eggplant and tomato. A few columns later, the article states:

The truth is, no one is sure what exactly ADHD is, including the patients themselves…. the spectrum of concentration problems and impulsivity is very broad and impossible to define.