A recent study on dietary influences on
IQ turned up a surprising connection: children
who ate margarine regularly scored significantly
lower on intelligence tests than their peers.
was conducted by researchers from Auckland
University in New Zealand and published
in the journal Intelligence.
studied the dietary intake and intelligence
scores of children born in the mid-1990s.
found a number of dietary factors to be
significantly associated with intelligence
measures," the researchers said.
"The association between
margarine consumption and IQ scores was
the most consistent and novel finding."
for other factors that might influence IQ,
including socioeconomic status, the researchers
found that children who ate margarine daily
scored three points lower on IQ tests by
the age of three-and-a-half than children
with lower margarine consumption.
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