• Critical Nutrients for the Critical Period
The kids’ brain and sensory organs are still connecting in this stage of life span.
Critical period is the hypothesis that there are certain time frames that human brain and central nervous system are particularly sensitive to environmental stimuli to acquire skills. 1
Nutrition is an important modificable environmental factor for brain and vision development. Many studies show that diets containing omega-3s can help promote brain health and development, help assist healthy allergy response, and help support normal behavior, sleep and school performance.2,3,4
2. Raine, Adrian et al. Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines vol. 56,5 (2015): 509-20.
3. Stoodley, Isobel et al. Nutrients vol. 12,1 74. 27 Dec. 2019
4. Kuratko, Connye N et al. Nutrients vol. 5,7 2777-810. 19 Jul. 2013