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Top ‪‎Brain‬ ‪‎Foods‬ For ‪‎Children‬

A healthy, balanced diet is not just good for kid's bodies, it's good for their brains, too. The right foods can improve brain function, memory, and concentration

Brain Food: ‪‎Salmon

Fatty fish, such as salmon, is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids that are needed for brain growth and function. Getting enough of these fatty acids can help kids improve their mental skills.

Brain Food: ‪‎Eggs

Eggs are a great source of protein, and their yolks have choline, an important nutrient for memory development.

Brain Food: ‪‎Whole ‪‎Grains

Whole grains such as breads and cereals provide glucose, an energy source the brain needs. Whole grains also contain B vitamins, which are good for the nervous system.

Brain Food: ‪‎Beans

Beans are good for the heart so the saying goes. They are also good for kid's brains since they have energy from protein, complex carbohydrates, fiber, and vitamins and minerals. They can keep energy levels high

Brain Food: Colorful ‪‎Veggies

Vegetables with rich, deep color are an excellent source of antioxidants to keep the brain cells healthy. Some veggies to include in your child's diet are tomatoes, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, carrots, or spinach

Brain Food: ‪‎Milk & ‪‎Yogurt

B vitamins are necessary for growth of brain tissue, neurotransmitters, and enzymes, and dairy products are a good source for these nutrients. Low fat milk or yogurt is great sources of protein and carbohydrates foe the brain.