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7 Great Tips to Help Children Improve Study with Healthy Eating

November 3rd, 2015 by Anna Michaelidou

We all know that what we eat makes us who we are and that healthy eating plays a crucial role in how we live our lives. Doctors are screaming out the benefits of a healthy diet to combat illnesses and the Government drum into us the importance of our five-a-day fruit and vegetable intake and how important it is for children to follow suit.

Of course it's not the job of a child to decide and insist on what they eat; that's the job of the parent. I'm sure that most parents will agree th... Read More »

Boost Your Brainpower With Brain Food!

January 16th, 2015 by Sarah Adams

Nutritional therapist, Jane Jo Lewis recommends eating well to optimise both mental and physical health.

Low GI wholegrain foods such as oats, brown cereals and pasta along with wholegrain bread, can help slowly release glucose into your body; a great source of energy- ideal for long stretches of revision or exam prep.

Good sources of fatty acids including; linseed (flaxseed) oil, soya bean oil, pumpkin seeds, walnut oil and soya beans are suggested for a good functioning brai... Read More »

How to deal with exam stress

March 29th, 2010 by Emily

It doesn't matter how old you are or whether you're taking SATs, GCSEs or A-levels - exam stress can affect everybody. It is completely natural and understandable that you would suffer from stress: after all, there's a lot of work to be done, and your exam results can have a huge bearing on your future.

At the same time, there are some things you can do to reduce your stress levels. It's so important to keep a healthy mind and healthy body during exam time, so try these stress-busters... Read More »

Free school meals for all?

September 21st, 2009 by Emily

A £40m trial is underway in County Durham and the East London borough of Newham that enables pupils to have free lunches. Children's behaviour, health and academic standards will be closely monitored to see how they are affected, and if it is successful then other parts of the country may soon benefit from the scheme.

The trial ... Read More »