Nutrition for the Brain: Commentary on the article by Isaacs et al. on page 308

  title={Nutrition for the Brain: Commentary on the article by Isaacs et al. on page 308},
  author={P. H{\"u}ppi},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  • P. Hüppi
  • Published 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Pediatric Research
  • T he question of whether brain function is entirely genetically determined or may be influenced by the environment or by nutrition has been debated for decades. Several studies have associated breastfeeding with improved intelligence in later life (1–5). Of course many confounding factors such as socioeconomic status, perinatal , and early childhood morbidities will influence both readiness for breastfeeding as well as direct cognitive development. Effects of studies rigorously controlling for… CONTINUE READING
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