If you want your children at their best and brightest in school—and in life’s other learning experiences—one of the best things to do is feed them a healthy diet. Here’s why.
You don’t hear the aphorism “fish is brain food” much anymore. Still, there’s a fair amount of truth in it—not that fish has any monopoly on nourishing the brain. Most healthy foods—eaten in the right variety, in the right amounts, and at the right times—are assets to a growing (or grown) brain’s powers of concentration and memory.
If your kids are struggling to learn, the problem may lie in what—or in how—they’re eating.
Hints for Getting Kids to Eat Their Vegetables (and Other Healthy Foods That May Not Generate Instant Enthusiasm):