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Five Foods That May Increase Your IQ

Five Foods That May Increase Your IQ

A healthy diet as you’re growing up may help you have a higher IQ, while a diet high in processed foods, fat and sugar may result in a lower IQ, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health in February 2011. Many of the same foods typically recommended for a healthy diet may also be good for your IQ. Fish and Omega-3 Sources Omega-3 fats, found in many types of fish and seafood, walnuts and…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Coffee has been found to reverse liver damage caused by alcohol. The brain naturally craves 4 things: Food, Sex, Water and Sleep. Studies show that by eating a big breakfast, you won’t feel as hungry the rest of the day, which can lead to more nutritional food choices. 70% of people pretend to be okay simply because they don’t want to annoy others with their problems. Eating tomatoes helps prevent sunburn. The average woman smiles 62 times a day. The…

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Best Supplement To Improve IQ By 10%

Best Supplement To Improve IQ By 10%

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) — an omega-3 fatty acid — can improve IQ by 10%, new research finds. People in the study, who were aged over 65, were given 2g/day of DHA for a year. A control group was given a placebo of corn oil. The high quality study involved 240 Chinese individuals. Their IQ and other measures of cognitive function were tested after 6 and 12 months. The study’s authors explain the results: “…oral DHA supplementation (2 g/d) for 12 months…

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8 Household Items Newly Found to Lower Children’s IQ Significantly

8 Household Items Newly Found to Lower Children’s IQ Significantly

Chemicals that may cause a drop in children’s IQ are in products all around our houses. Children exposed prenatally to high levels of phthalates — commonly used in plastics and scented products — have IQ levels seven points lower than those exposed to low levels, a new study finds. The study is the first to find a connection between phthalate exposure during pregnancy and reduced IQ in children. The 328 women and their children in the study were from low-income…

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