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Manage ADHD and Overcome Anorexia with Outpatient Treatment and Nutrition Therapy with Registered Dietitians in the St. Louis Area

Link Between Anorexia and ADHD

The relationship between these two disorders may be co-occurring, but the exact relationship between them is rather complex and not fully understood.  Some shared features that may cause an overlap between the two are control difficulties and neurobiological factors.

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Why do people with ADHD struggle with eating?

A reason those struggling with ADHD may also struggle with eating include distractibility, impulsivity and difficulties with executive functioning. Medication side effects can also play a role. One might struggle with meal planning, which can lead to irregular eating times and impact their food decision and appetite. Throw in sensory sensitivities and that can further complicate things.  

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Treatment of anorexia with ADHD:

Treatment for individuals with both disorders often involves addressing symptoms of both conditions through a multidisciplinary team with an eating disorder dietitian (us at Branz Nutrition), a therapist, psychiatrist, and a PCP/Pediatrician to name a few. It’s also important for the caregivers of those struggling to understand the issues above in order to help those with ADHD to develop strategies to support healthier eating habits.

Does insurance cover nutrition therapy for anorexia?

We are in-network with many insurance companies. Insurance-based nutrition counseling is based on your insurance provider's approval and specific insurance plan. We can only provide services based on what they allow, following their specific guidelines. Such perimeters include:

  • Limitations in visits 

  • Requiring a certain amount of time in between appointments

  • No additional support between appointments 

  • Check your medical nutrition therapy benefits here.

While nutritional counseling can be beneficial for various conditions, we find that, specifically for those suffering from disordered eating, continuous support and ongoing accountability is the game changer in achieving recovery.


We believe that full recovery is possible with the right support and treatment. We look forward to being part of your healing process.

Our Team of Dietitian Nutritionists and  Eating Disorder Specialists in the Greater St. Louis Area

Branz Nutrition Counseling is a team of certified eating disorder dietitians who provide compassionate care to those struggling with their relationship to food. Our approach is weight-inclusive, LGBTQIA+, and social justice-oriented, which means that we believe that everyone deserves access to quality care. 


We can't wait to meet you!

With locations in Illinois and Missouri, we offer both virtual and in-person counseling sessions. And, we are licensed to provide Telehealth nutrition therapy to  patients around the country.

Alaska | Arizona | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Florida | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Michigan | Missouri | New York | New Hampshire | Massachusetts | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming


We see clients in person in the St. Louis area, Missouri, Illinois, and from around the country via Telehealth. Learn more here.

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Make An Appointment

What service do you need? Schedule a 15-minute discovery call, free of charge. It is a great way for a dietitian on our team to get to know you and your unique needs.

Meet with your Personal Dietitian

Be paired with the dietitian nutritionist on our team and get continued support with one of our online groups. One-on-one counseling, in-person, or virtual. WE TAKE INSURANCE!

Take Control of Your Life

Heal your relationship with food and your body. Choose the best foods for your unique needs. Get the tools you need to live a healthy life. Receive continued support.

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We Accept Insurance

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