Orange Juice is good for baby's brain

Drinking orange juice and tomato juice while pregnant has been shown to improve infant intelligence

A new study explores in greater depth the effect on infant cognition of drinking fruit juice while pregnant.

Results show that infants whose mothers had their diets supplemented with fruit juice – particularly orange juice and tomato juiceperformed significantly better on tests of memory.

“Our results show that there is significant cognitive benefit for the offspring of mothers that ingest more fruit during pregnancy,”

Rachel Ward-Flanagan, University of Alberta
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“The idea that nutrition may also impact mental health and cognition has only recently started to gain traction,” said Ward-Flanagan. “People want to be able give their kids the best possible start in life, and from our findings, it seems that a diet enriched with fruit is a possible way to do so.”

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