Parents looking for natural alternatives to medication to treat their child’s attention, mood, and behavior challenges will find numerous options available. One of the most researched nutritional approaches is adding more Omega-3 fatty acids to the diet through food and supplementation. There are rich of Omega-3 foods you should supplement your child’s diets which are named below.
Many people in North America lack essential omega-3 fatty acids. Salmon oil and other cold-water fish (tuna, mackerel, halibut, etc.) are rich in these beneficial fats.
Have you found this kind of eggs? Nutritionists say eating this egg at a moderate level, no more than 5 a week, is a great way to add extra fat to the body through diet. This egg is now available in most Canadian food stores.
Sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds are not only rich in omega-3s but also rich in zinc and iron. Pumpkin seeds can be a nutritious little snack for pregnant women. 30g of pumpkin seeds have approximately 100mg omega3.
This small white vegetable is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. So, what else to eat without eating? Your child will be grateful to you. Cauliflowers used to boil, make soup are good for pregnant women. A white cauliflower meal, you will give the body about 200mg omega-3. In addition, cauliflower white is rich in vitamin C, folate, fiber … good for children health.
Walnut is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. In addition, they help reduce hunger. Add this fruit to your diet during pregnancy so your child will be smart, raise up the ability to memorize and concentrate.
These greens contain high levels of brain fats. Not only does it help boost the development of the fetus as well as the intellectual development of the baby, but cabbage is also good for the health of the mother after birth because it is rich in fiber, vitamins A, C and Omega 3.
100g of tofu can contain up to 400mg of omega3, which meets a great deal of the demand for this particular fat every day. With pregnant women and postpartum, tofu is an excellent source of protein and calcium.
Some omega-3 rich foods help kids to be smart. Soy is one of the excellent foods for women’s health because it helps prevent lots of illnesses. Inside soy is high in omega-3 fatty acids. Therefore, pregnant women absorb soy is also beneficial for the fetus in the abdomen.
Milk and dairy products
Pregnant women need to be supplemented with omega-3 fatty acids to help fetal brain development. So, don’t forget to skip the milk offline if you’re in pregnancy. You can drink fresh milk, milk powder. Yogurt is also an acceptable choice.
The same omega-3 fatty acid found in cold-water fish is also found in algae and seaweed. You can also use algae products to supplement omega 3 daily.
Omega 3 is essential for the development of young children, adults. Omega 3 and AHA – the precursors of omega 3 – are readily available in many other foods.
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Review Date: May 25, 2017 | Last Modified: May 25, 2017
Nicole Beurkens, Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids for Children with Attention, Behavior, Mood, and Developmental Challenges, https://www.drbeurkens.com/benefits-of-omega-3-fatty-acids-for-children-with-attention-behavior-mood-and-developmental-challenges/. Accessed on March 20, 2017.
WebMD, The truth about Omega-3s. http://www.webmd.com/diet/omega-3-dha-11/default.htm. Accessed on March 20, 2017.