“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 2 – Issue 1 (2016)
- Brain nutrients: Where & how they work together to support cognitive development and learning
Nutrients can be structural brain components, support specific brain functions, and provide energy or metabolites for brain structures and functions, and thus, enable or support cognitive development. The impact of nutrition on neurodevelopment during infancy and early childhood is continually evolving. The support roles of nutrients, individually or in combination, may be limited to specific brain regions and brain functions or be more widespread...