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Author Marcus, Susan Archibald.

Title The hungry brain : the nutrition/cognition connection / Susan Archibald Marcus
Published Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press ; Sage, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (161 pages)
Series In a nutshell series
In a nutshell (Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, Calif.)
Contents Where's the food? -- Malnutrition of the brain -- Not all fats are bad -- Sugar -- Not all foods are good: food allergies -- Exercise and the brain
Summary Feed the brain first to make the nutrition/cognition connection! Focusing on nutrition's role in promoting learning, the author calls on educators to model good food choices for their students. Building on a simple three-part framework of plant foods, animal foods, and junk foods, and incorporating exercise, the text shows educators how: Healthy eating provides a powerful link to learningChildhood obesity, food allergies, and other disorders may be related to eating habitsBreakfast is still the most important meal of the dayBrain-jogging exercises enhance brain activity, improve physical hea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-161)
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Subject Nutrition -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Nutrition -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Great Britain
School children -- Nutrition -- Requirements
EDUCATION / Elementary
Nutrition -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
School children -- Nutrition -- Requirements.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1452294690