Is Nutrition the Missing Link To Good Academic Performance? Here’s Why!

Is Nutrition the Missing Link To Good Academic Performance? Here’s Why!

Why does your child sleep in the class despite having a perfect sleeping routine? Why are they always lazy and cranky? Why they only want to watch Peppa Pig all day but not study? If your child does study then why doesn’t he score like he should be scoring?

The answer to all those questions is pretty simple. Your child doesn’t have a good diet. Before you can deny this, just think about it for a moment. Isn’t your child always eating lays and other snacks on the wrong time and when it is the right time to have proper meals and complete their tuition assignments, they have a few bites and claim that their stomachs are already full.

So, what does having a bad nutritious life means?

Having bad nutritious diet means that you are eating what is not good for your health without even giving a second thought. It might mean that you stop at drive through even when you don’t have a need to, or it might mean consuming mugs and mugs of caffeine even when you don’t have to or simply don’t feel the need but just to be cautions in advance.

  • Effects of bad nutrition on our body

Bad eating habits and junk food can affect your bodies in ways that you can’t even imagine. You might be at risk of under or over weight which brings countless diseases with it. The most prominent of that disease is laziness and the chance of catching cold and flues much more frequently than compared to those who have a healthy diet.

Everyone asks you to eat natural foods and stop the intake of artificially flavored and colored drinks. But it is not always necessary that what is natural should also be healthy. So, do your research when you go out to the supermarket and check every packaging to know how much of these food provide you with how many health benefits and calculate how much it will help your brain to be best in academic performance.

You often hear people say that live a chemical free life, which is impossible. And ‘Detox’ is just a myth. There is nothing such as chemical free. Take example of a Banana. It is a natural food but just take a look at its nutrition list, you might find words which you cannot even spell or pronounce.

  • Effects of poor nutrition on the brain

You all might know what goodness fruits and vegetables and meats bring to your health, but what happens when you don’t take them?

Your health is not always affected physically but it leaves enormous impact on your brain and its function. Skipping meals and consuming junk as its alternative shuts down your mental processes and you may feel sleepy and tired all of a sudden.

Consuming too much of sugary substances can affect your memory and functioning of brain in a negative way. The researches prove that cholesterol and blood pressure levels are highly affected. But now, the modern researches show that not only blood and sugar levels are affected, but the blood cells sending the messages to the brain may be interrupted or slowed down. This means that it may restrict your memory from coming up with creative ideas or stop your writing speeds while revising previously learned lessons creating a blockage while taking tests.

Many hormonal problems are also created when you have an irregular eating habit which can cause obesity and obesity can cause such diseases which you might not even be familiar with.

  • How does this affect academic performance?

The answer to that question is quite simple. You are not attentive in the class and often get sick. This causes loss of lectures which leads to poor understanding of topics and subjects who lead to lack of interest, making you fail in the exams.

It doesn’t matter if it is a child or an adult having bad nutrition. It can affect anyone. Sometimes there might not be any physical effects and you may look strong and powerful but it would be affecting you in ways that you wouldn’t even know.

Like a myth that drinking cold water will affect your body 30 years later isn’t actually a myth, in fact it is reality, consuming whatever you can at whatever time you want might sound appealing and mouth watering also, but its affects will be visible when you are not even ready for it.

It doesn’t mean that spend your remaining life on keto diet or never eat lays and Pringles again, in fact it means that manage your eating habits and eat in a proper manner. Manage your junk and healthy homemade food equally.

As far as kids are concerned, they might not agree to eat those ugly looking boiled veggies and trust me, they don’t even have to. The YouTube is full of tons and tons of recipes which are healthy, good looking, good in taste and not even time consuming. Children get bored very soon. Always try presenting them the same dishes with different presentation and different tastes. Life doesn’t have to be a boring soap opera, in fact, experimenting and living to its fullest is known as life.

Facebook and instagram are full of informative pictures and videos to make you aware of what kind of food is best for your heart, brain, body organs and health. Before you scroll past through those pictures and videos to mouth watering combo deals just take a look at them and you will know why it is so important to focus on your eating habits.

Food plays a vital role in your daily tasks and it is a necessity of life which cannot be ignored. A good meal means everything for starting off your day. As they say, a good meal can either make your day or break it. Never take granted what God has gifted you.

Nutrition plays a vital role in your daily tasks and affect your bodies in ways that you can’t even imagine. It is a necessity of life which cannot be ignored. A good meal means everything for starting off your day. As they say, a good meal can either make your day or break it. Never take granted for what God has gifted you.

Eat healthy & Stay healthy!

Disclaim: The effectiveness from using these foods on certain problems and diseases will be depended on the body condition of the applicant.

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Is Nutrition the Missing Link To Good Academic Performance? Here’s Why!
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