Plant-based diet for hyperactivity

Vegetarian diet for hyperactivity


In the diet for hyperactivity, we will try to provide the necessary nutrients for the body to optimal nutrition, which allows a good state of the organism. Especially we will bring food to feed the nervous and musculoskeletal system:

– Slowly absorbed carbohydrates. (Complex carbohydrates)

Foods rich in tryptophan, the precursor of serotonin

Omega 3 essential fats

Diet rich in calcium and magnesium

Vitamin B1

Vitamin C

We will avoid the following foods:

Simple Sugars: sweets, pastries, candies with sugar, etc..

– Gas beverages

– Stimulants: caffeine drink

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Vegetables (at least 2 times a week): chickpeas, soybeans, peas, lentils.

Whole grains, rice, potatoes, chestnuts, sweet potatoes, quinoa, groundnuts, couscous, buckwheat

– Whole wheat bread, rye bread, seeded bread

– Grain breakfast cereals, muesli

– Wholemeal pasta or mixed with vegetables.

Recipes: Turmeric Rice – Rice pudding – Buckwheat – Quinoa with basilPotato Salad – Couscous salad – Quinoa with vegetablesRoasted Sweet Potatopesto QuinoaSushi makiquinoa TajinePotato SpinachSpinach with chickpeasPeas with Vegetables – Beans with chanterelles – Hummus etc..

– Snacks, potato chips, toasted corn, etc..

– Pastries, palms, donuts, croissants, churros, pooches, cream pies, etc..


– Extra virgin olive oil: take a bit more than the dose a person would normally. Especially in children, increase the consumption of olive oil by adding it to salads, creams, vegetables, bread with oil, etc..

– Nuts between meals or recipes.

– Avocado salads.

– Recipes: Avocado salad, mozzarella saladBread with tomato – Musician dessert.

– Refined oils

– Butter

– Excess of fried food

– Nuts fried or sugared

– Large portions of nuts.


– Milk

– Yogurt and Kefir

– Fresh cheese

Soy drink with calcium and vitamin B12.

– Egg

– Cheese

– (Carnivorous diets): oily fish, white fish and white meat.

Recipes: egg saladonion and potato omelette – – Broccoli OmeletCheese omeletStrawberry milkshake

– Very fatty Cheese

– Custard, cream, condensed milk.

– Red meat and sausages


Fruits of all kinds, especially the richest in vitamin C: strawberries, raspberries, pear, apple, mandarin, kiwi, melon, papaya, watermelon, orange, loquat, peach, mango, apricots, nectarines,…

Vegetables of all types, enhancing the vivid color and green: carrots, squash, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, artichokes, spinach, chard, green beans, arugula, lettuce, peppers.

Fruit Recipes: Banana milkshake with acaiCream of Buckwheat and appleagar-agar jellyChia fruit salad

Vegetable Recipes: Cream of zucchini with cuminvegetarian canapesStuffed EggplantChanterelles with garlic and parsleyGazpachoVegetable saladtomato saladFried Broccoli (occasional).

– Industrial juices.

– Fruit sugar

– Candy

– Candy or gum with sugar

Water, decaffeinated teas

– Decaffeinated coffee, rooibos tea

– Soft drinks without gas

– Isotonic drinks, colas without gas

– Coffee, tea.

– Colas with gas

– Industrial Juices

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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