According to Susan Markel M.D. (2008) that a child’s brain would not able to function well without all of the nine necessary amino acids with a diet that is well balanced. Feeding breakfast, lunch, and two healthy snacks a day to the children in an outreach program would make them learn so much more when their minds were not alert on their stomach alone.
It was stated in an article that there are factors are inclined with overweight that can influence the child’s readiness to learn and achievement. “Children’s basic nutritional and fitness needs are met and they attain higher achievement levels”. According to this article if children who are not nutritious during in ...view middle of the document...
Undernourished children are more prone to irritability and lack of concentration. Students who are obese most probably to be reported impaired school functioning. Nutritious meals have are evident to show an increase attention and concentration and overall academic scores are generally higher.
Taniesha Burke (2010) stated in her article that one of the reasons of bad eating habits that are related to the study is a hectic school schedule; children may be tempted to skip breakfast, and sometimes lunch, to quickly go through their daily activities. They may not only skip meals, but may be more incline to eat fast food that are high in fat and cholesterol and low in calorie. These meals do not provide sufficient energy which is needed for them to efficiently go through the day. A diet high in cholesterol and saturated fat is also known to have an adverse effect on memory.
Insist that your children eat a balanced breakfast and dinner each day. As much as possible, reduce their intake of fast food, food with artificial coloring and sodas.
Nutrition affects health. Diet is also essential in determining a person’s ability to function well in mental and physical activities. People should take a balance amount of foods equipped with nutrients to keep the body functions in order. Good eating habits should be taught at the early stages of life. Selecting food that is nutritious in early school years would have a great impact in people’s future eating habits and academic performance. (http://healthy-lifestyle.most-effective-solution.com)
Eating habits have an impact on children’s academic success. Students with the right amount of food with nutrients find a significant relationship in the academic performance of the children. (http://www.upstatestyles.com)
Skipping meals and eating disorder are common problems in a life of a college student. The schedule also hinders the eating habits of the students where in they do not focus much of their eating schedule. Thus it results that eating breakfast at the right amount are related to those students who aim grade-point average. (http://www.eatinghabits.org)
Breakfast is the most significant meal of the day. But some students seem to skip their meal that’s why they got low grades. Consumption of breakfast has a short-term effect in improving selected learning skills especially, work and memory. (http://homeworktips.about.com)
Children with dietary intake and found that those with decreased overall diet quality were significantly more likely to perform poorly in school, while those with improved diet quality did better. Previous studies had examined the relationship between breakfast and cognition, finding that breakfast is effective in improving cognitive function.( http://www.foodnutritionscience.com/index.cfm/do/monsanto.article/articleId/160.cfm)
Deni Rose M. Afinidad (2005) stated in her article that about half of the Filipino populations (48 percent) cite avoiding...