Optimum Nutrition for Your Child's Mind, by HOLFORD, PATRICKCOLSON, DEBORAH
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- ISBN: 9781587613326 | 1587613328
- Cover: Trade Paper
- Copyright: 9/1/2008
This evidence-based guide will show you how to choose the right foods (and avoid the wrong ones) to optimize your child's mental and emotional well-being. Nutritional authorities Patrick Holford and Deborah Colson have worked with hundreds of children-with problems ranging from ADHD and aggression to autism-and have advised schools on using nutrition to improve attention and classroom conduct. Here they use scientific studies to explain the physiological effects certain nutrients have on the way children think and act. They will show you what to feed your child and what supplements to use to: Develop concentration and focus, Enhance memory, Boost IQ Improve mood and behavior, Strengthen reading and writing. You will learn tips for preparing concentration-sustaining breakfasts, snacks with low glycemic loads, amino acid-rich lunches, and smart-fat dinners-getting your child off to the best start in life physically, mentally, and emotionally. Book jacket.