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Iron, folic acid supplements during pregnancy make kids smarter

Posted on Feb 17, 2011 in Uncategorized

Tuesday, February 08, 2011 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer   (NaturalNews) Giving pregnant women folic acid and iron supplements may increase the intelligence of their children later in life, according to a study conduced by researchers from Johns Hopkins University and published in the “Journal of the American Medical Association.” The researchers studied school-aged children in rural Nepal whose mothers had previously participated in a clinical study while pregnant. During that prior study, some of the mothers had been given folic acid and iron supplements. “We had the...

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