60% of a dried brain weight is fat, it is no wonder deficiencies in specific kinds of fats can have huge repercussions on intelligence and behaviour.
If your child is having 3 portions of oily fish and a daily portion of seeds they should be getting a good level to help their brains develop and boost IQ.
Eat plenty of seeds and nuts
You can grind and sprinkle them on cereal, soups and salads.
Sources of essential fats:
|Herring||Pumpkin seeds||Sesame seeds|
|Anchovies||Omega 3 rich eggs|
Eat cold-water carnivorous fish 2 or 3 times a week
This includes sardines, mackerel, herring, kipper or wild/organic salmon.
Choose fish oil and starflower or evening primrose oil to supplement fats
Avoid deep fried, browned and processed foods