Nutrition and Brain Development: Structural Building Blocks

Editor(s): Knowledge Series 2,  2012

Summary

As nutrition plays a key role in the health and development of a child, its effects on the brain and overall cognitive development of the baby also need must be understood. This particular issue of the NNI publications deals with these topics. The composition and functions of the brain cell membrane, the various components which serve as the structural building blocks of the brain, the dietary fats in growth and development of the brain along with the physiology of the lipids in the brain and their association with the vision development have been taken into consideration in this particular issue.