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Vitamin A Vitamin A (retinoids) is required for vision. In retina, light causes vitamin A to undergo chemical changes into electrical signals which are relayed to the brain. The brain then processes that information enabling us to interpret what we see. Vitamin A is also a critical component of the outer corneal surface as well, and...
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Fish Oil The brain is very choosy when it comes to the type of fat it needs. A particular type of fat called docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA for short, has received a lot of attention. DHA is type of omega-3 polyunsaturated fat, and is present in high concentrations in the brain (and eyes, particularly in the...
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Carbohydrates By now you are probably aware that all of our memories, skills, and experiences are the result of neurones communicating and establishing connections to each other via synapse formation. This process involves sending and receiving electrical signals, and consumes a lot of energy. Unlike many of our other organs like the heart and the liver,...
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Abstract: Good nutrition is the cornerstone for healthy child development. Your child’s nutrition affects the health, development, and function of their whole body, including their brain, heart, eyes and immune system. What your child eats will have a big influence on their mood, behaviour, thoughts, and emotions. Optimal brain function is dependent upon adequate macronutrients, which include...
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