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What to eat to help children smart?

Oily seeds such as flaxseeds, chia seeds, walnuts… contain a lot of omega, an important nutrient for the formation and brain development of young children.

During the first years of life, a child’s brain and mind develop very quickly. From 0 to 2 years old, even in the fetus, the baby’s brain weight can reach 80% of the adult brain weight. At 2-5 years of age, the weight of the brain increases by 10%, or about 90% of the adult brain.

From the age of 5 to adulthood, the brain only grows by 10% of its weight. The weight of an adult brain is about 1,200-1,400 grams. When you are old and old, your brain will gradually shrink, leaving 900-1,000 grams.

In the period 0-3 years old, children will comprehensively develop 5 intellectual factors including: logical intelligence (ability to remember things; arrange objects in order), linguistic intelligence (increase vocabulary). ; correct pronunciation…), emotional intelligence (knows how to express emotions), artistic intelligence (ability to perceive music, fine arts…), communication skills (conversation, sociability) to everyone, know how to say thank you…).

Nutrition plays a very important role in the development of children’s brains, helping them to be intelligent and intellectual. Omega is a very important nutrient for the formation and development of a child’s brain, because the gray matter of the brain is mostly omega fatty acids. However, many parents disregard omega supplements for their children in the early stages of life, affecting the child’s ability to see, absorb, memory and behavior.

“Omega occupies a very high proportion in gray matter and creates the sensitivity of neurons, helping to transmit information quickly and accurately”, 

Omega is very necessary for infants, children in the developing age, especially especially those born prematurely, with delayed speech or with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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