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What foods help boost concentration?

Tweens and teens spend a huge portion of their lives learning new information and studying for exams, for which concentration is extremely important.
 
Here are five of the best foods to help improve your child’s concentration:
 
Go fish!
Fish really is one of the best options to feed your little brainiac, mackerel, salmon and tuna are all wonderful sources of omega-3 fatty acids which help to increase brain activity.
 
Get a little nuts....
Nuts are packed full of Vitamins E and B6, folate, oOmega-3 and oOmega-6 fatty acids, and antioxidants which can increase brain activity and boost mood. Cashews, almonds, peanuts and hazelnuts are all wonderful options just steer clear of the salted and chocolate varieties!
 
Gain from grains…
Whole grains: The best brain stimulating foods helps the mind to grow. Grains like whole wheat, wheat germ and bran contain a high percentage of folate. Whole-grain breads, brown rice and pasts, and cereals like barley and popcorn all work to increase blood flow to the brain.
 
Seeds
Flaxseeds contain high amounts of -3 fatty acids while roasted pumpkin seeds contain the nutrient tryptophan which relaxes and sunflower seeds contain thiamine, a form of Vitamin B that increases memory.
 
Go green…
Leafy green vegetables, broccoli, cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts and spinach all work to increase the memory. 

More questions

Tweens and teens spend a huge portion of their lives learning new information and studying for exams, for which concentration is extremely important.
During puberty, extra nutrients are needed to cope with the body’s increased need.
Iron deficiency and anaemia is a condition that commonly affects teens.
Your child probably isn’t worrying about what she eats before an exam; however the brain requires quality nutrition in order to ensure it performs at its best. 
Nutrition is necessary for good health at every stage, but is particularly important during puberty.
Good eating habits are learned behaviours, they’re not instinctive. So what your child has learned at home from early in life will stick with them well into adulthood.
It can be hard to ensure that your child gets five servings of fruit and vegetables each day, follow our tips to ensure your child gets enough nutrients.
Antioxidants have many wonderful properties so it's important that you try and fit them into your family's diet.
Weight problems can be difficult to resolve. It’s important to prevent the problem from happening in the first place.
A vegetarian diet can potentially be low in some nutrients that are found in meat, poultry and fish.

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