Teaching is a cognitively complex profession. In the course of a single school day, an educator must make hundreds of decisions and respond quickly to the myriad unexpected turns that life in the classroom may take. In this high-energy job, it's essential to prime your brain and body with the right fuel.
But in the
busy life of a teacher, who has time to think about healthy eating, much
less sorting through the sometimes-conflicting claims about the
nutritional value of various food choices?
Unfortunately, the less we think about what we eat, the worse our diets may be—especially
if we default to snacking on so-called convenience foods that are high
in sugar and saturated fats and low in nutrient-dense ingredients that
sustain energy levels.
Read the entire post at Edutopia.com.