8th February 2011: Poor diet may lower children's IQ

Researchers from the Bristol - based Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children suggest that a predominantely processed food-based diet at age three, is associated with a lower IQ at age eight and a half.  Even if eating habits improve as children grow-up, the effects of poor diet may well persist.

The full story can be read in the UK press inlcuding  in The Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Nursing in Practice.





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