7 Ingredients in These Foods Can Maximize Children’s Intelligence

Jakarta – Every parent certainly hopes that their child will grow up to be a smart person, yes, Mother. However, intelligence cannot be obtained just like that. There are also many factors that influence it.

Some say that a person’s intelligence is a genetic factor or inherited by his parents. Even so, Mother can still help the development of the Little One’s brain from an early age in order to increase his intelligence.

This can be done by providing a variety of stimulation to train the brain. Apart from the outside, Mother can also help educate the Little One’s brain by providing several types of food that are believed to be good for children’s brain health.

As reported Healthline, a vital organ called the brain that we have is always in need of energy. Although it weighs only approximately 1.5 kg, the brain can use up 25 percent of the body’s total energy.

Energy is needed as fuel for the continuous transmission of electrical impulses and communication between nerve cells. Unlike other organs, the brain does not store energy.

Launching from BundooThis type of energy material that the brain needs to continue to function is in the form of oxygen and glucose continuously. Then how do you get these two supplies, Mother?

We get oxygen from breathing, while glucose can be obtained from dietary carbohydrates. So what is the relationship between diet and intelligence in children? Of course, it is very related, Mother, because from the consumption of this food, the intelligence of the Little One’s brain can be formed.

Source of food for the intelligence of the Little One’s brain

Here are some substances in foodstuffs that can increase your little one’s intelligence.

1. DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)

In terms of brain development, DHA, among others, helps the formation of neural networks, development of sensory, cognitive, and motor nervous systems during brain growth.

DHA can be obtained from types of fish that contain fat. For example salmon, sardines and mackerel. Types of fish that are easy to find, right? DHA can also be found in spinach and milk.

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2. LA (Linoleic Acid) and ALA (Alpha Linolenic Acid)

The body needs omega-6 fatty acids (LA) for various uses, including to form the structure and carry out cell functions, regulate gene activity in cells, and help brain development in fetuses and children.

Meanwhile, omega-3 fatty acids (ALA) can help prevent damage to brain membranes. Both of these foodstuffs can be obtained from soybean oil, sesame seeds or butter.

3. Choline

Choline is found in many fresh food sources such as beef and beef liver, chicken liver, chicken breast, eggs, soybeans, fish oil, kidney beans, cauliflower, potatoes, milk, yogurt, broccoli, sunflower seeds, brown rice, mushrooms, and spinach.

The function of choline is very important to help the growth and development of the spinal cord and brain of the fetus. Very influential on your little one’s memory.

Continue to the next page, Mom.

Also check out the video about 3 fruits that can increase baby’s intelligence.

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