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07/21/2015

How to Balance Nutrition and Learning

Achieving good grades in school isn't all about taking notes and studying hard. One of the most important factors in your child's learning is the types of food they're eating, and at what times. In this post, The Tutoring Center in Long Beach will share some tips on how to manage your child's nutrition to ensure their brains are sufficiently fueled.

The Most Important Meal of the Day

Whilst this might be something we all grew up hearing, it's true. Breakfast should never be missed as it deprives your child's brain of the important energy it needs to start the day. When choosing breakfast foods for your kids, look at introducing berries and yoghurt. Mixed into a smoothie, or simply eaten by hand, these are a great source of Vitamin C and Antioxidants which are essential for maintaining a healthy and growing body and can give your children the kickstart their bodies need.

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch

When your child attends school their brains and bodies are constantly active, leading them to burn energy fast. Avoid choosing foods that provide a short boost of energy followed by a rapid decline as these can lead to your child losing focus and becoming disruptive. Whilst your kids may be resistant to spinach initially, it is an excellent source of Vitamins A and C, Folic Acid, Calcium and Iron. All of these provide much needed nutrition for your child's brain growth and development. Try chopping it up finely and introducing it into their sandwiches - you just might be able to get them eating healthy without them knowing it!

Professional Tutoring in Long Beach

Making sure your kids are receiving the right fuel is equally as important as studying itself. On top of good food habits, our teaching professionals can provide targeted lessons in reading, writing and math help. Speak with The Tutoring Center in Long Beach about how our trained professionals are able to improve your child's learning ability through one-to-one instruction on reading, writing and math help.

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