Food is fuel to a child’s growth and development. During the toddler years, your child’s body is growing speedily, with his brain tripling in size by the time he turns three.
Researchers, Francisco J. Rosales, et. al, agree that the toddler years is a time of rapid development and of fundamental acquisition of cognitive development (i.e. working memory, attention and inhibitory control), which requires healthy nutritional intake.
While the connection network within his brain accelerates, your toddler needs the right food and nutrients to aid optimal development. Brain growth and development are part of the central nervous system, which also play a role in your toddler’s learning journey including cognitive development.
We rounded up 9 best brain-boosting food to help you enhance your toddler’s brain development. These ingredients are easily available at our local wet markets, supermarkets and hypermarts, and can be easily whipped up to serve your little tot.