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Protein for All is collecting stories and developing a series of handouts and videos to help dependency courts better understand how to optimize brains and bodies. Our target audience includes judges, lawyers, court staff, social workers, guardians ad litem, parents and children.

 

 

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Optimize Your Brain

Small frequent meals that contain protein help the brain synthesize dopamine and serotonin, and stabilize blood glucose to help you feel better. It is also important to eat vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Download the pdf.

Be Your Best Under Stress

This handout provides ideas to help do better in court, at visits, during assessments, and in meetings. Research shows when you don’t eat, you are more likely to be anxious, irritated, and say and do things that are not helpful... Download the pdf.

Manténlo alimentado a tu cerebro para dar lo major de ti. Los estudios muestran que cuando no comes, tienes más probabilidades de sentirse ansioso/a, irritado/a y decir y hacer cosas que no son útiles. Descargue el folleto.

Be Your Best At Court

On a court day it is normal to feel upset, nervous, shaky, have a headache, and to not feel like eating. Food will help decrease the physical symptoms of being upset because your brain will have more nutrients. It is important to eat breakfast and meals throughout the day. Download the pdf.

En un día de corte, es normal sentirte molesto/a, nervioso/a, tembloroso/a, tener dolor de cabeza y no tener ganas de comer. La comida ayudará a disminuir los síntomas físicos de sentirte molesto/a, porque tu cerebro tendrá más nutrientes. Es importante comer el desayuno y las comidas durante todo el día. Descargue el folleto.

Be Your Best At Evaluations and Assessments

Research shows that when you don’t eat, you are more likely to be anxious, irritated and say and do things that are not helpful. Eating protein every 2–3 hours during a stressful day keeps nutrients going to your brain so you can stay calm and focused. Download the pdf.

Estas son unas ideas para ayudarte para poder llevarte en mejores condiciones en una evaluación. Los estudios muestran que cuando no comes, tienes más probabilidades de sentirse ansioso/a, irritado/a y decir y hacer cosas que no son útiles. Comer las proteínas cada 2-3 horas durante un día estresante mantiene el flujo de nutrientes yendo a tu cerebro para que puedas mantener la calma y el enfoque. Descargue el folleto.

Be Your Best At Visits

By eating before the visit with your child, your brain can think better and you can have a better visit. Research shows when you don’t eat, you are more likely to be anxious, irritated, and say and do things that are not helpful. Download the pdf.

Al comer antes de la visita con tu hijo/a, tu cerebro puede pensar mejor y puedes tener una mejor visita. Los estudios muestran que cuando no comes, tienes más probabilidades de sentirse ansioso/a, irritado/a y decir y hacer cosas que no son útiles. Descargue el folleto.

Optimizing Brain Function in Court & Other High Stake Settings

This is a slide deck from an FJCIP training session (October 19, 2016). The training was sponsored by the University of Washington Court Improvement Training Academy (Kelly Warner-King and Rob Wynam) and Dynamic Brains Consulting (Dr. Kristen Allott)

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