DHA and vitamins to support brain and cognitive development
In children, nutrition education is very important. It helps to avoid the introduction of bad eating habits, which can be long-term causes of nutritional deficits. Of the nutrients required for proper brain development and cognitive abilities, omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role.
The DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in particular is accumulated in the membranes of neurons, that makes it more suitable for transmitting nerve impulses. In addition, the role of DHA in the development of the retina and maintenance of vision in children has been well established.