Macon
Current: 60 °
Clear
High: 67
Low: 39
Wind: 8 MPH
Pressure: 30.26
Humidity: 32%
Warner Robins
Current: 61 °
Clear
High: 69
Low: 40
Wind: 6 MPH
Pressure: 30.26
Humidity: 30%
Dublin
Current: 61 °
Clear
Wind: 10 MPH
Pressure: 30.29
Humidity: 36%
Customize your weather results

Study Links Food and Sleep to Kids Ability to Function

Tools
  • Print
  • 0 Comments

Created:

Updated: Tue, 06 Aug 2013 09:44:11 EST

Healthy eating and good sleep habits can help children do well at school.

Krista Casazza, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama says your brain can't work if you're not consuming enough calories.

And if kids go to school without breakfast thinking skills can be affected.

She says children should start the day with fruits, proteins and whole grains. And avoid sugary cereals. 

A set sleep schedule is also vital as lack of sleep can lead to problems with attention and memory.

Another study suggests consistent bedtimes seven days a week to make sure your children are well rested.

What's on WGXA

What's On Now

3:00 PM - The Queen Latifah Show

What's On Next

4:00 PM - Family Feud

Tonight

8:00 PM American Idol

10:00 PM WGXA News @ 10pm

What's On Now

3:30 PM - The Middle

What's On Next

4:00 PM - How I Met Your Mother

Tonight

8:00 PM The Middle

8:30 PM Suburgatory

9:00 PM Modern Family

9:30 PM Mixology

10:00 PM Nashville