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Table 1 The mean (SD) score of the each of the items of diet in the groups

From: The effect of dietary education on ADHD, a randomized controlled clinical trial

Items Intervention group Control group
Before After Before After
Favorite
 Takes at least two glasses of milk or other dairy products every day 3.2 (1.2) 4.2 (0.9) 3.1 (1.2) 3.2 (1.2)
 Takes meat, fish, egg, or grains in each daily meal 3.5 (1.3) 4.3 (0.8) 3.7 (1.0) 3.7 (1.0)
 Takes vegetables at each daily meal 2.6 (1.1) 3.3 (1.0) 2.5 (1.0) 2.6 (1.0)
 Has fruit or homemade juices at least once a day 3.8 (1.2) 4.1 (1.1) 3.3 (1.3) 3.4 (1.4)
 Has three regular meals a day 2.7 (1.4) 1.8 (0.9) 3 (1.1) 2.9 (1.2)
 Does not eat what s/he wants 3.4 (1.5) 4.0 (1.3) 3.5 (1.5) 3.3 (1.5)
 Takes cacao 3.2 (1.4) 2.1 (0.9) 3.0 (0.4) 2.9 (1.4)
 Drinks coffee or tea 2.7 (1.3) 2.0 (1.0) 2.7 (1.4) 2.6 (1.3)
Un-favorite
 Takes fried foods more than twice a week 3.8 (1.1) 2.8 (1.2) 3.4 (1.0) 3.3 (1.1)
 Eats fatty meat more than twice a week 2.5 (1.2) 1.9 (9.0) 2.5 (1.1) 2.3 (1.2)
 Adds excessive salt or sauce to the foods 2.7 (1.4) 1.8 (0.9) 3.0 (1.1) 2.9 (1.2)
 Eats ice cream, cake, or coke more than twice a week 4.1 (1.0) 2.9 (1.2) 4.2 (0.9) 4.0 (1.1)
 Takes sugar and sweets 3.8 (1.2) 2.5 (1.0) 3.6 (1.1) 3.4 (1.10
 Takes pickles 2.4 (1.3) 1.6 (1.0) 2.6 (1.3) 2.4 (1.2)
 Takes chips, puffs, and factory made fruit juices 3.6 (1.3) 2.3 (1.1) 3.8 (1.1) 3.6 (1.1)
  1. Responses to each item could range from never (0) to almost always (4).