Optimize Your Little One’s Intelligence with These Four Nutrition
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Seeing your little one grow healthily, active, and smart is every parents’ dream. Two important keys to optimize your little one’s intelligence is the right nutrition, and a good stimulation pattern given consistently.
Alpha lactalbumin is a protein contained in breastmilk. This substance has an important role in triggering breastmilk production, so that the breastmilk can fulfill your little one’s need.
The benefit of Alpha lactalbumin is to make sure the amino acid needed for your children growth and development is fulfilled optimally. Amino acid is an important component for your little one’s brain development so that their intelligence potential can be optimized. Alpha lactalbumin also stimulate body immune system so that your little one do not get sick easily.
Choline has an important role in optimizing your little one’s intelligence. Choline help to form your little one’s memory and stimulate brain cell development.
A study published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, stated that choline supplementation can increase verbal and visual memory, which contribute to someone’s intelligence. Choline can be found in many food source like milk, egg yolk, soy bean, oat, meat, chicken, peanut jam, wheat, potato and broccoli.
Omega-3 and Omega-6
Important essential amino acid to optimize your children’s intelligence is omega-3 and omega-6. Essential fatty acid is the basic component to form neuron sheath that function to sharpen brain’s activity. A good neural sheath will improve somebody’s ability to learn.
Omega-6 can be found in many vegetables, like corn oil, soy oil, sunflower oil, beans and nuts. There are two important forms of omega-3, long chain omega 3 (eicosapentaenoic acid/ EPA and docosahexaenoic acid/ DHA) and short chain omega-3 (alfa linolenat/ ALA). ALA can be found in vegetables like flaxseed, walnut and soybean. DHA and EPA mainly found in sea fish, like salmon, mackerel, and sardine.
Iron can optimize your little one’s intelligence and maintain learning concentration in school. Lack of iron can be recognized from the decline of cognitive function, language ability, and your little one motoric skill. You need to make sure that your children’s iron need is fulfilled by providing meat, liver, tomatoes, paprika, spinach, broccoli or strawberry.