These 12 superfoods are all you need to boost your child’s cognitive development!

What are the best brain foods for kids? What helps my child concentrate better at school?

All your questions are finally answered!

As parents, we want only what’s best for our kids. And helping them perform better in school and activities is super easy when we know-how. That is exactly what you will discover today, how you can enhance your kids’ learning skills, memory, and focus by adding superfoods that are good for brain development.

Without a healthy diet, it can be difficult to concentrate, pay attention, remember and learn. This is especially critical to a child’s success in school. Ideally, the back-to-school season is the perfect time to make some healthy changes to your entire family’s diet and be sure that everyone is getting enough brain food! Eating foods with Folate, Omega-3 fatty acids and tryptophan are some of the best ways to get the nutrients needed for top-notch functioning of your child’s brain. Here are some of the best brain foods that you can include in your child’s diet to optimize their brain function:

Disclaimer: Please check for any allergies before feeding your child foods from this power list.

1. WHOLE GRAINS

Folate, B6 and Thiamine: Enhance memory and focus.

2. EGGS

Choline and Protein: Boost memory, concentration, and energy levels.

3. NUTS

Omega-3 & 6 Fatty acids: Balance serotonin levels and boost mood.

4. BERRIES

High levels of antioxidants: Boost brain function.

5. SEEDS

Omega-3 & 6 Fatty acids, Vitamins A and E: Improve mood and brain function.

6. WILD SALMON

Rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids: Improve mood, memory and concentration. 

7. AVOCADOES

Healthy fats: Boost concentration and brain development

8. TOMATOES

Lycopine (a powerful antioxidant): Helps improve brain function.

9. RED CABBAGE

Polyphenols: Powerful antioxidants.

10. SPINACH

Folate: Increases memory and concentration.

11. BANANAS

Vitamin B6, Potassium and Folic acid:  Increase serotonin and boost mood.

12. DARK CHOCOLATE

Antioxidants and Flavonoids: Stimulate increased blood flow to the brain resulting in improved memory and concentration.

These superfoods are replete with essential nutrients good for the development of the brain, so make sure you stock them in your kitchen. Now that we have reached the end of our superfood list, please share your secret to boost your kids’ brain health in the comments below.

MKB Team
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