Have you ever considered the nutritional value of junk food to be poor for brain development and IQ? If not then maybe you should take a moment to reconsider what you are feeding your children.
A recent study shows that Children given more fast food meals will grow up to have a lower IQ than those regularly given freshly-cooked meals. Researchers found that childhood nutrition has long lasting effects on IQ, even after previous intelligence, wealth and social status are taken into account.
The study examined whether the type of main meal that children ate each day had an impact on their cognitive ability and growth.
It looked at 4,000 Scottish children aged three to five years old and compared fast food with freshly-cooked food.
The study which was conducted by Goldsmiths, University of London, discovered that parents with a higher socio-economic status reported that they gave their children meals prepared with fresh ingredients more often, which positively affected their IQ.
The results also found that parents of lower socio-economic status gave their children fast food more often, which led to lower intelligence.
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Study reveals that Low National IQ is caused by poor nutrition and junk food.