Children who ate healthy had an IQ up to two points higher by age eight.

By | 2017-02-25T16:09:59+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Categories: Healthy|Tags: , , |

The study watched at the relation between the eating habits of children at six months, 15 months and two years, and their IQ at eight years of age.
 
The study compared more than 7000 kids.
 
Children who were breastfed at six months and ate healthy had an IQ up to two points higher by age eight.
 
Healthy diet included legumes, fruit and vegetables at 15 and 24 months.
 
Children who ate biscuits, chocolate, lollies, soft drinks and chips in the first two years of life had IQs up to two points lower by age eight.
Smithers, L.G., Golley, R.K., Mittinty, M.N. et al. Eur J Epidemiol (2012) 27: 525. doi:10.1007/s10654-012-9715-5
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By | 2016-12-13T12:29:16+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Categories: Healthy|Tags: , |

A study has shown a new way to get teens to eat healthy.

Advertisers for junk food say that you can just run off whatever extra calories you eat. Recent studies show that this isn’t the case. Lack of exercise isn’t to blame for obesity rates. Poor diet is.

It is hard to get young people to eat good food.

Teens have the willpower to eat good food, if they believe that it is part of a rebellion. Getting teens motivated to rebel against companies that sell junk food will motivate them.
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