Nutrition and Brain Development

Editor(s): Knowledge Series 1,  2012


Nutrition plays an extremely vital role in the development of the entire nervous system and especially that of the brain. This is the first issue in NNI Knowledge Series and it deals with ‘Nutrition and Brain Development’ and also provides a detailed insight about the impact of various nutrients on brain development. The nutrition that a baby receives right at the beginning forms the base and continues to have an influence throughout one’s life. Brain is certainly the most fascinating organ of the human body and this issue also highlights the structural and functional development of the brain along with the influences of genetics, environment and nutrition.