Probably, all parents dream that their children, among other virtues, were also smart. Today, it has been scientifically confirmed that the intelligence of the baby depends not only on genetics but also on what my mother ate during pregnancy. So we can contribute to the birth of a clever or clever girl. Moreover, there is nothing special, super-expensive or exotic for this.
Everyone knows that a woman in anticipation of a child should eat in a varied and balanced way. It turns out that this is useful not only for the health and general well-being of mother and baby but also for the development of the intellectual abilities of the fetus. What products are needed for the brain crumbs?
1. Fish (mainly salmonids), nuts, kiwi, flax seeds, olive oil, red and black caviar.
In all these foods, there are many omega-3 fatty acids that are needed for the brain. After all, it is 60% fat cells. Therefore, be sure to ensure that in your diet were polyunsaturated fats, and use the sated as little as possible. During pregnancy, the daily dose of omega-3 fatty acids should be between 300 and 1000 mg. This is the amount that will ensure the correct formation of the child’s brain.
2. Chicken and quail eggs (especially yolks), sprouted wheat, cabbage, spinach and dairy products (including cottage cheese).
They all contain choline, which has a beneficial effect on the nervous system and memory. The lack of choline harms the mental development of the baby.
3. Berries of red or black (violet) color, late-ripening apples, parsley, pomegranates, citrus fruits, vegetables, sea kale.
In these foods, there are many antioxidants that are also needed for the proper formation of the fetal brain. On the day of the future mother, you need to eat at least 80 – 100 grams of berries and be sure to add vegetables to the menu.