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Junk food diet linked to lower IQ - study

#1 Postby Duncan_Idaho » Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:16 pm

AFP - Toddlers who have a diet high in processed foods may have a slightly lower IQ in later life, according to a British study described as the biggest research of its kind.

The conclusion, published on Monday, comes from a long-term investigation into 14,000 people born in western England in 1991 and 1992 whose health and well-being were monitored at the ages of three, four, seven and eight and a half. ...

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Re: Junk food diet linked to lower IQ - study

#2 Postby ICanDoThis » Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:28 pm

I should make copies and hand it out to all the people I see on the subway feeding their little kids neon orange snacks. It's so sad to see.
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Re: Junk food diet linked to lower IQ - study

#3 Postby beforewisdom » Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:08 pm

ICanDoThis wrote:I should make copies and hand it out to all the people I see on the subway feeding their little kids neon orange snacks. It's so sad to see.


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On the upside, when I was in the supermarket today buying a jumbo bag of broccoli I inadvertently inspired a woman to leave the check out line to get her own bag.

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Re: Junk food diet linked to lower IQ - study

#4 Postby ICanDoThis » Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:00 pm

beforewisdom wrote:
ICanDoThis wrote:I should make copies and hand it out to all the people I see on the subway feeding their little kids neon orange snacks. It's so sad to see.


+1

On the upside, when I was in the supermarket today buying a jumbo bag of broccoli I inadvertently inspired a woman to leave the check out line to get her own bag.


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