Fortified breakfast cereals are causing kids to ingest too much vitamin A, zinc, and niacin according to a health research organization. The amount of these nutrients in fortified cereals is calculated for what is good for adults and not children.
Some research suggests foods like blueberries, tomatoes, broccoli, kale, whole grains, walnuts, flaxseed and pumpkin seeds may enhance your child’s brainpower.
Studies have shown that up to 25% of first time allergic reactions happen in school. Teachers and school nurses are not trained or equipped to treat your child’s symptoms without your help. If your student suffers from major food allergies, create a food allergy action plan. Come back tomorrow for simple steps you can take to protect your student from a bad food reaction in school.
A good breakfast is important. Avoid sugar cereals as they can produce negative results academically.