10 Food Items That Help Your Child's Brain Develop Well


  1. Effects of diet on behavior and cognition in children. Bellisle F1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15522161
  2. The role of nutrition in children's neurocognitive development, from pregnancy through childhood Anett Nyaradi, Jianghong Li, Siobhan Hickling, Jonathan Foster, and Wendy H. Oddy https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3607807/
  3. Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA): An Ancient Nutrient for the Modern Human Brain Joanne Bradbury https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3257695/
  4. Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Children Ji-Hyuk Lee https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3819697/
  5. Usual Choline Intakes Are Associated with Egg and Protein Food Consumption in the United States Taylor C. Wallace and Victor L. Fulgoni https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5579632/
  6. Choline: An Essential Nutrient for Public Health Steven H. Zeisel, M.D., Ph.D., and Kerry-Ann da Costa, Ph.D. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2782876/
  7. Peanut butter increases the bioavailability and bioconversion of kale β-carotene to vitamin A. Muzhingi T, Yeum KJ, Bermudez O, Tang G, Siwela AH https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28917229
  8. Health Benefits of Nut Consumption Emilio Ros https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3257681/
  9. Peanuts as functional food: a review Shalini S. Arya, Akshata R. Salve, and S. Chauhan https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4711439/
  10. B Vitamins and the Brain: Mechanisms, Dose and Efficacy—A Review David O. Kennedy https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4772032/
  11. Nutritional advantages of oats and opportunities for its processing as value-added foods - a review Prasad Rasane, Alok Jha, Latha Sabikhi, Arvind Kumar, and V. S. Unnikrishnan https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4325078/
  12. Zinc deficiency and child development1,2,3 Maureen M Black https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3137936/
  13. https://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/brain-foods-for-children#3
  14. Bio-availability of iron from spinach (Spanicia oleracea) cultivated in soil fortified with graded levels of iron. Reddy NS, Malewar VG https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1438075
  15. Brain foods: the effects of nutrients on brain function Fernando Gómez-Pinilla https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2805706/

^ Based on the following research papers, (1) A report of the expert group of the Indian council of medical Research, Indian Council of Medical Research 2010, pg 13. (2) Wood W. Lovell, Raymond T. Morrissy, Stuart L. Weinstein. Pediatric Orthopaedics. 35-61 and (3) Joan Stiles and Terry L. Jernigan. The Basics of Brain Development; Neuropsychol Rev. 2010 Dec; 20(4); 327-348, children have shown to achieve 30% of their adult weight, 50% of their adult height and 90% of brain development by 5-6 years of age, when provided the right nutrition.

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