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By Yaakov Levine
CHRONICLE COLUMNIST 

Protein and Omega-3 Fats for Improved Cognitive Function

 

October 3, 2019



Concerned parents often ask for tips and alternatives to medications for those students that struggle to pay attention in the classroom. Many bright students struggle with concentrating on their schoolwork, and may be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). I remember that my report cards often included the dreaded, “Student not working to best of their ability.”

Studies show that children diagnosed with ADHD often have diets high in sugar (mine was), low in protein, and also are deficient in EFAs (essential fatty acids), particularly Omega 3 as found in flax se...



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