Children who are breast-fed grow up smarter: Study

January 1998
Jet;01/26/98, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p20
Reports on a medical study finding that children who were breast fed as babies do better in school and score higher in standardized tests. The hypothesis that fatty acids that are in breast milk but not formula promote lasting brain development.


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