The playground is one of the fun places where kids can enjoy playing and also have fresh air compared to playing indoors. It is one that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids (commonly found in fish, specially fed chicken (via their eggs) some fruits and vegetables), essential amounts of proteins only, plentiful antioxidants (found in a host of natural foods) lots of fruits and vegetables, foods rich in vitamin B (such as lentils); minimum amounts or no trans fats; and fiber-rich non-processed carbohydrates.
However during winter when sunlight levels are low the main source of Vitamin D is supplements and, in fact, the government recommends that some children take vitamin D as a matter of course, either prescribed or over-the-counter from pharmacies, health food shops and the Internet.
A newly released study conducted through the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta and Dalhousie’s Faculty of Medicine highlights that a quality diet with an adequate and diverse selection of quality foods is significant in academic performance.
And most of us do not replace the amount lost on a daily basis because we have not created the habit to do so. First thing in the morning when you wake up and your children come to the kitchen, get the habit of having at least one full glass of water.
Avoiding overfeeding, keeping regular meals, cutting down milk (research shows too much milk is linked to violent behavior), eliminating toxins ( such as artificial flavoring, coloring and preservatives) and eliminating possible sources of food sensitivities are a few steps one can take toward improving their kids’ diet.