Feed Your Brain for Learning
Do you know the answers to these questions?
What is the connection between food, brain performance, and learning?
How does eating breakfast help student achievement?
Why does protein improve attention in class?
Does eating wheat germ and tuna fish reduce ADHD?
Why does a high intake of soft drinks cause poor concentration?
What helps students be willing to eat fruits and vegetables?
Why is physical activity better brain relief for students than TV?
How does eating whole-grain foods make students less irritable?
What can you do to help students' brains be ready to learn?
Why does a high-carbohydrate lunch make students sleepy in the afternoon?
How is caffeine hard on the brain?
How does water improve brain function?
Find the answers in Feed Your Brain for Learning, an eye-opening book by a former science teacher, who observed first hand the effects of good nutrition on the performance of her students. From this handy reference, you will discover
Snacks that provide "brain food"
10 simple ways to improve nutrition to the brain
Effects of regular physical exercise on test performance
Ways to incorporate nutrition into classrooms, grouped by academic level and discipline
Food pyramid for the brain
Ways to use food labels and ingredient panels to find "brain food"
Reasons why caffeine and lack of water decrease brain performance
5 health hazards from excess soft drink consumption
Caffeine content of 12 popular beverages
16 signs of anemia (iron deficiency)
The role of adequate sleep in learning
Brain performance problems when students don't eat breakfast or they eat a high-carbohydrate breakfast
Effects of food choices on teachers
40 signs of hypothyroidism and its effect on learning
Brain food for test days
Effects of food types (protein, carbohydrate and fat) on brain performance
Helps for ADHD
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One whole chapter describes research by an elementary teacher, who
recorded the effects of three weeks of protein-based breakfasts on 20
second-grade students. She documents improvements in time on task,
assignment completion, and attendance; she also lists reductions in
physical complaints and off-task comments.
What Satisfied Readers Say
The information targets not only the nutritional impact of diet on the
human body but also on the brain. H. Jaafar, middle school principal
I received a copy of your most helpful nutrition book at the PTA Council meeting where you spoke. I have shared the information in it with many people and recently sent it home with an Indiana friend. P. Brouillette, school board member
After reading Feed Your Brain for Learning, I did a research study in which I fed my second-grade students a protein breakfast in class. They completed 86% of the morning assignments compared to 27% in the weeks before the study! Pam Green, elementary teacher
About the Author: Sandy Baumann, M.S., received a Master's Degree in biochemistry from Michigan State University. She taught chemistry and biochemistry to students at University of Michigan-Dearborn and Madonna University, was senior editor of Student Assistance Journal, directed a hospital-based health promotion department, and is a health columnist for the Observer Eccentric newspapers and Quality Lifestyle magazine.
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