The Transformative 10: Nourishing the Brain

Posted: Feb 18,2022

Between 5 and 15 years of age grey matter volume peaks and the brain reaches its final adult volume. This period is marked by the highest rate of development in specific areas of the brain, including those related to complex functions like memory, problem-solving, language, and social behaviors. Brain growth, and development during this period lay the foundation for cognitive, motor, and socio-emotional skills, and academic performance throughout the rest of childhood and adulthood. Brain growth and development during the school years are highly dependent on adequate nutrition, and particularly five essential nutrients: iron, zinc, DHA, folate and vitamin B12. Discover how to nourish the brain during THE TRANSFORMATIVE 10 years.