Last updated on Jun 21st, 2021 at 03:26 pm


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2. Have loads of healthy ‘brain food’ snacks around the house

Encourage your matric learner to munch on healthy snacks such as;

  • Bananas
  • Dark chocolate
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Watermelon
  • Wholegrain bread and cereals
  • Unsalted nuts
  • Fresh water
  • Sugar- free chewing gum

Limit the amount of caffeine, sugar and energy drinks available to him. Provide healthy balanced meals which contain eggs, yoghurt, sweet potatoes, turkey, beef, and fish for omega 3 fatty acids.

It will also be beneficial to supplement his diet with a tonic containing vitamins C, E, B6, B12, calcium, magnesium, and alpha-lipoic acid.

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