“My eating habits aren’t exactly the healthiest in the world. This book convinced me to finally turn over a new leaf.”
- Wanda P. McBride Roanoke, Virginia
“I didn’t realize what we eat affects the way our brains work. I’d like to say my thanks to the book for giving me a much-needed heads-up.”
- Mary L. Chung Detroit, Michigan
“As tempting as junk food is, the reality is that junk is junk. This book is a good companion for mindful and healthy eating.”
- Maria M. Davis Quincy, Massachusetts
About The Book
Inspired by decades of teaching children with learning and behavioral disorders Sue Augustine became Dr. Sue Augustine to make a difference. With a doctorate degree in the Health Services, she worked with scientists, including medical doctors who applied nutrient specific therapies to adults and special needs children. She believes that for some individual this could be the answer to why your child can’t read, or why you have suffered from severe depression all of your life.”
Dr. Sue Augustine has sought to bring nutrition information to parents and children with practical suggestions in her book: The Hungry Brain’s Nutrition Cognition Connection. She is a nutritional counselor. public speaker, trainer of teachers, author, and now first-time illustrator/author of the Children’s Book, What’s My Job?
Remember someone in your life advising you to eat breakfast. Dr. Augustine cites studies from around the world as to why you should follow this advice. A tip: you can’t make up for breakfast with a good lunch! The brain doesn’t like it.
The hungry brain requires proper amounts of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and, blood sugar, every second to function optimally. If the proper quantity of one of these nutrients drops so does optimal brain functioning.
One of the least known facts about the brain is that more than 60 % of its structure is fat. Therefore, the term “fathead” became common. However, the hungry brain is fussy about the type of fat it prefers.