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Brain Food for children


As for brain food for children, what about Focus Factor or MindPro? See:




I'm getting pressure from the ADD crowd for my 9 year old.


Don't worry, the ADD crowd will annoy you mercilessly for about a minute, and will then be distracted by something shiny...

Sorry, couldn't resist. Keep in mind that a lot of nootropics have an inverse U effectiveness curve. That is, if you take more than the optimal dosage, you end up feeling drowsy. So if you're giving something like PowerDrive to a kid, you need to play with the dosage. You might want to look at Piracetam, as it has been shown to be both safe and effective at high dosages, and aids in concentration.