Feingold diet


Entry: a controversial diet for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, which excludes artificial colorings and flavorings, preservatives, and salicylates. The National Institutes of Health consensus statement, Diagnoses and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, notes that exclusion diets like this are an area warranting additional research.


Etymology: Named after American pediatrician Benjamin Feingold (d. 1982).


@ Milton-Kindersley Advanced Dictionary