by Lyn Lomasi, Staff Writer
Your brain is an amazing thing. It controls your entire body. That said, we need to be sure we are taking proper care of our brains. The best way to do that is to eat food that enrich the brain's functions. Both kids and adults should eat to feed the brain. The 4 groups of foods that do this are fatty acids, amino acids, glucose, and micronutrients.
(foods and supplements containing Omega-3 and Omega-6)
Amino Acids (Proteins)
How to Manage
From the lists above, we can gather that the best brain foods are fruits and vegetables, fish, dairy, whole grains, and meat and legumes (in moderation). If your kids are a bit picky, try making kid-friendly combinations of the correct nutrients. You also may want to try slight variations to any of the meal suggestions to fit your child's taste. Just refrain from adding those nasty refined sugars. Sure they may taste good, but numerous studies have shown that sugar can be hazardous to the brain.
Breakfast ideas to feed the brain
Snack ideas to feed the brain
Lunch and dinner ideas to feed the brain
*I originally published a version of this via Yahoo Contributor Network
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