Breakfast is especially important for children with attention challenges.
Without it your child’s brain will produce stress hormones such as Adrenalin & cortisol in an attempt to concentrate. Pervasive levels of these stress hormones weaken the immune system and can lead to depression & anxiety.
Do your best to try to train your child to eat breakfast, trying to include protein – eggs, cheese, tuna, beans and oats – remember that the energy from carbohydrate-based cereals will quickly be burned off by hyperactive children.
Difficulties with attention. Forgetfulness. Lack of self-control. These are the behaviors that are frequently linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but they can simply be symptoms of sleep deprivation.…