Sep 2, 2011

7 Health Tips to Improve Learning

 7 Health Tips to Improve Learning

As many as 20 percent of our school age children are estimated to have difficulty focusing and concentrating on simple tasks for more than a few minutes. Anxious, forgetful, impatient, fidgety and hyperactive, these children find it hard to be at peace regardless of the setting.

The good news is there are natural ways to bring relief!
  1. Choose an alternative to prescription drugs, try powerful, gentle herbal combinations.
  2. Try diet changes and adding good vitamin and mineral supplementation to daily routines.
  3. Encourage eating a piece of fruit or a fresh vegetable as a snack.
  4. Avoid sugary foods or drinks as they can exaggerate the behavior.
  5. Add foods rich in essential fatty acids, they are vital to brain health and development.
  6. Most often the individual with a learning disability or behavior problem is intelligent and creative.
  7. Keep your child's love tank full with kind, affirming words. Your love and affectionate touch helps them to be emotionally healthy.
Here are a few herbs
that can be helpful
in calming the nervous
system and having a
positive effect on the brain:
  • American Ginseng
  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Valerian root
  • Gotu Kola
Foods for your brain:
  • Blueberries
  • Carrots
  • Pumpkins
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Butternut Squash
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries
  • Chicken (Poultry)
  • Flaxseed oil or fish oil
  • Yellow, orange and green vegetables

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the great article! Just what we were looking for as our daughter has adhd. May God Bless you!!