Eating Fish Makes Kids Smart

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A U.S. study of 541 Chinese schoolchildren published by Scientific Reports found that frequent fish consumption corresponded to fewer sleep problems and higher IQ scores.

Kids who always ate fish scored 4.80 IQ points higher than those who rarely ate fish, while those who sometimes ate fish scored 3.31 points higher.

To some extent, the superior sleep of fish consumers contributed to their cognitive functioning.

Jennifer Pinto-Martin of the School of Nursing at Penn State, who co-authored the study, recommended introduction to fish at two years or as early as 10 months

 

{Matzav.com}

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