Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:24:29 GMT | By Advertorial

Fuel for the brain

What does your child really need in order to stay competitive as he or she embarks into the world?


Fuel for the brain (© Getty)

When it comes to functions and performance of the brain, the knowledge that parents are equipped with are largely dependent on hearsay, old wives' tales and redundant, outdated habits. Most parents believe that a child's routine must include a full eight hours of sleep, power naps in the afternoon, and supplementary consumption of Omega 3, the much said brain food. But is that enough for your child to stay competitive as he or she embarks into the world?

While remaining disciplined to maintaining healthy lifestyle routines is great, not enough attention is paid to a brain-focused diet. Or more specifically, a diet that focuses on supplying energy to your child's brain to aid its functions optimally. Glucose really is the only energy that your child's brain can use directly.

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