Key Nutrients for Brain Development: 
Key Nutrients for Brain Development :
- Vitamin A - Cod Liver oil; liver; butter and egg yolks from grass-fed animals
- Vitamin D - Cod liver oil; lard; butter and egg yolks from grass-fed animals
- DHA - Cod liver oil; liver; butter and egg yolks from grass-fed animals
- Zinc - Red meat of grass-fed animals, shellfish
- Tryptophan - Meat of grass-fed animals
- Cholesterol - Dairy foods, eggs, seafood, meat of grass-fed animals
- Eat eggs
- Consume whole milk dairy products such as yogurt (not sugar added)
- Consider chicken stock from pastured chickens or cod liver oil
- Consider fish, but avoid high mercury fish
- Eat more lentils, beans, nuts, and other protein foods
- Avoid soy and highly processed "meat substitutes"
: Adopted from Healthful Living (www.Healthfulliving.org).