Food, Learning & Behavior with Kids

Lesson 1: How Does Food Impact Behavior and Learning?

We have to begin by understanding how the foods we put into our bodies (and the bodies of our children) significantly impact their cognitive function, mood, and behaviors. 

Start here! The Appleton School is one of THE BEST examples of how changing food improves learning, behavior, and school climate.

Next - Check out this Summary of the Research on how nutrition impacts learning: Read Article Here

Summary:

  • Nutrition Improves Brain Function
  • Provide a Balanced Diet for Better Behaviors and Learning Environments
  • Researchers generally find that a higher quality diet is associated with better performance on exams

Finally, read this article to see how we are inadvertently setting our children up for behaviors that cause them to struggle in school. Click Here.

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