As fast as children whiz from classroom to sports or other activity to home and back again, their brains are just as rapidly growing and changing. The foods they eat are important. These 7 foods can help kids stay sharp and affect how their brains develop well into the future.
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The protein and nutrients in eggs help kids concentrate, says Los Angeles-based chef Beth Saltz, RD.
How to Serve It: Fold scrambled eggs into a whole-grain tortilla for a filling breakfast or late-afternoon snack. “The protein-carb combo tides kids over until the next meal with no sugar-induced energy crash,” Saltz says. You can also try serving egg salad sandwiches or a few deviled eggs.