Feed My Brain - For Children Wafers 60 Wafers
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- Supports brain health and development†
- 100+ vitamins, minerals, probiotics, enzymes, & foods
- Backed by 40 years of scientific studies linking good nutrition to academic development
- Formulated by Alexander Schauss, Ph.D
- Delicious Fruit Punch Flavor
Parents want their child to have every opportunity to learn and achieve their potential. It’s said that education and learning are the keys to success. So what does nutrition have to do with it? Over the last 40 years, numerous studies have been conducted around the world to demonstrate a correlation between a child’s diet and their intellectual, physical, and social development.
Introducing FMB, an exclusively formulated dietary supplement developed by Alexander Schauss, PhD., a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition (FACN) and a Certified Food Scientist(CFS), based on nearly 40 years of research. FMB has been scientifically formulated to provide nutritional support to the brain during a child and young adult’s formative years to help optimize its function, particularly to support academic achievement.†
THE RESEARCH BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Dr. Schauss, senior co-author of the landmark book, “Feed My Brain: Eating to Excel, ” outlines a 12-week nutrition plan whose components have been shown in one of the largest nutrition studies in the world to maximize the academic performance of youngsters at all grade levels. The book is based on a study Dr. Schauss was involved in that was performed from 1979 to 1983 in the New York City public school system, which included nearly a million elementary-, middle-, and high school-aged students attending 803 different schools.
In 1979, experts revamped the food program by reducing refined sugars, artificial colors and flavors, and food preservatives that were served in school breakfast and/or lunch, and by ensuring that students received the Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA) of vitamins and minerals which are need by the brain to help students learn.
By 1983, according to a university that monitored the study, these dietary changes contributed to one of the largest gains in standardized test scores in American history! Using the same diet changes, similar results were reported by other school districts.
In September 1991, Dr. Schauss and two of his colleagues who were intimately involved in the study published the book (originally titled “Eating for A’s”) “Feed My Brain: Eating to Excel, ” which was the featured national book-of-the-month selection. Its aim was to help parents know how to gradually feed their kids a healthy, nutritionally-dense diet over a 12-week period to help their student’s brains achieve optimal cognitive functionand learning.†
Since the book was published, Dr. Schauss has been asked repeatedly if a dietary supplementcould be developed to meet the nutritional needs cited in the book. Given the compelling evidence today of the importance of nutrition on brain function and pilot controlled clinical trial studies using supplements performed around the world, Dr. Schauss partnered with Trace Minerals Research to manufacture his exclusive formulation served in a delicious chewable wafer. The result? FMB!
One of the key parts to FMB goes against the idea that more is better. When it comes to a child’s nutrition, the research shows that more isn’t necessarily better. Over-supplementing can exceed the body’s ability to utilize the nutrients taken, particularly by the brain, which regulates the intake of nutrients needed by the brain, in part, through the blood brain barrier. Controlled clinical trials using the lower dosages of nutrients found in FMB have demonstrated that the optimal range of a nutrient’s Percent Daily Value(DV) can vary between a range of 25 to 100 pServings Per Container: 30 Children & youth age 4-17: take 2 wafers daily; children age 2-3 take 1 wafer daily. Serving Size: 2 wafers Amount Per Serving Calories ... 5 Total Carbohydrate ... 1g Xylitol ... 1g Vitamin A ... 125IU (as Beta Carotene) Vitamin C ... 20mg (from Calcium Ascorbate, Acerola [fruit] Extract) Vitamin D ... 100IU (as Cholecalciferol) Vitamin E ... 5IU (as Mixed Tocopherols) Thiamin ... 0.38mg (Thiamin HCL) [Vitamin B1] Riboflavin ... 0.43mg [Vitamin B2] Niacin ... 5mg (as Niacinamide) Vitamin B6 ... 0.5mg (as Pyridoxine HCI) Folate ... 100mcg (Folic Acid) Vitamin B12 ... 1.5mcg (as Methylcobalamin) Biotin ... 50mcg Pantothenic Acid ... 6.8mg (as d-Calcium Pantothenate) Calcium ... 12.5mg (as Calcium Malate) Iron ... 1mg (as Ferrous Bisglycinate) Magnesium ... 6mg (as Magnesium Aspartate) Zinc ... 2mg (as Zinc Citrate) Selenium ... 50mcg (as Selenium Glycinate) Copper ... 0.05mg (as Copper Citrate) Manganese ... 1mg (as Manganese AAC) Chromium ... 25mcg (as Chromium AAC) Molybdenum ... 10mcg (from Molybdenum Krebs [Citrate, Fumarate, Malate, Glutarate, Succinate]) Enzyme Blend ... 213mg Bromelain, Amylase, Protease, Cellulase, Lipase, Papain FMB Food Blend ... 49mg Acerola Cherry (Malpighia glabra) Fruit, Citrus Bioflavonoid 50%, Ionic Trace Minerals, Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) Fruit Pectin, Grape (Vitis vinifera) Seed Extract, Grape (Vitis vinifera) Skin, Apple (Malus domestica) Fruit Powder, Apple (Malus domestica) Fruit Pectin, Papaya Leaf, Citrus Bioflavonoid 10%, Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) Fruit, Desert Date (Balanites aegyptiaca) Fruit Extract, Rose (Rosa canina) Hips, Beet (Beta vulgaris) Root, Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) Leaf, Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis), Rice (Oryza sativa) Seed Flour, Atlantic Kelp (Laminaria digitata). Choline ... 5mcg (as Bitartrate) L. acidophilus ... 4.3mg (LA-14) 860 Million CFUs Inositol ... 1.7mg Boron ... 1mg (as Boron AAC) Boron ... 35mcg (from ConcenTrace®) Other Ingredients: Natural flavors blend (fruit punch, pineapple), stevia leaf extract (Stevia rebaudiana), citric acid, silica, NON-GMO maltodextrin, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose, potassium citrate. CERTIFIED VEGETARIAN. Contains no known allergens. GLUTEN FREE.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.