Children's brain development 'strongly influenced by food'

February 2008
Education (14637073);2/22/2008, Issue 301, p3
The article focuses on the cognitive development of children. It explains that research published in the "Pediatric Journal" shows the types of food consumed by children to be influential on their brain functions. The influence is more visible in boys than in girls, and comments from Patrick Holford, the director of the educational charity program Food for the Brain, are included. The importance of nutrition during pregnancy and the first year of life is also discussed.


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