What is zak! brain food??
What is zak! brain food?
Brain Food is nutritional, healthy snack-food eaten during early-learning years and by primary school aged children at their desk while they work.
Most Australian state schools are moving to a National Curriculum by 2015-6. Recognising that kids learn best in the earlier part of the day, schools are adjusting schedules, and morning timetable is extending to two hour blocks, with time given for kids to re-fuel and re-hydrate as they work.
Parents are now packing and sending Brain Food to school each day. Brain Food will become part of a school child's morning routine.
Brain Food Facts
Brain Food is fuel for healthy brains.
Brain Food improves memory, attention span and concentration
“….brains run better on a “nibbling diet”. Nibblers have been shown to have better cognitive functioning, fewer discipline problems, lower cortisol levels, better glucose tolerance and better maintained insulin levels.
The brain needs a regular supply of water as it is made up of approximately 80% water
For a young developing brain the most important meal of the day is breakfast. The metabolic rate in the brain increases soon after the alertness.
- carrot sticks
- apple pieces
- cheese sticks
- snow peas
- cherry tomatoes
- dried apricots
- salt free popcorn
- raw bean
- avocado pieces
- rice cakes
- salt free crackers
And most importantly, WATER! The brain needs water to function at its optimum level.