Mind, mood and brain power

Brain-boosting breakfast recipes for super smart students

Power the brain with porridge Oats are a wonderful wholegrain, says Graeme. “A rich source of magnesium and potassium,  B-complex, vitamin E, some protein and plenty of soluble fibre, regular intake of wholegrain oats help to regulate blood sugar keeping kids calm and grounded.” This delicious recipe combines organic wholegrain oats with creamy...

Breakfast for champions: start your child’s day the right way

Breakfast is essential for the brain, researchers advise. Did you know around 30% of students in Hong Kong skip breakfast? Here’s some food for thought: in two internationally recognized tests, students who ate breakfast every day performed better academically than their counterparts who skipped breakfast. In fact, students who ate...

The most amazing antioxidant and detoxifier: sulphoraphane in broccoli seed extract

According to the National Academy of Science, broccoli and broccoli sprouts contain the largest amounts of glucosinolates and sulphoraphane, which are potent inducers of enzymes that protect against chemical carcinogens and involve in liver detoxification. In its raw form, broccoli has a substance called myrosinase inside it, which converts to...

Natural treatment and support for children’s learning and behaviour issues

Inattention, forgetfulness, impulsive behaviour, restlessness, severe frustration, bed-wetting, and disruptive behaviour – do these behaviours ring a bell in relation to your child?  If so, they may be suffering from ADD/ADHD which could result in a lack of focus at school and poor social skills. Recently the New York Times...