Child Nutrition Fact #2

Multi-Vitamin Minerals Improve Attention and Brain Function

In a recent (2008) well-controlled study in the UK, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, a 12-week daily multivitamin mineral supplementation in children ages 8-14 years resulted in an increased attention task performance compared to non-supplemented counterparts (1).

Reference:

(1) Haskell et al. Cognitive and mood effects in healthy children during 12 weeks’ supplementation with multivitamin/multiminerals. Brit J. Nutr. 2008;100:1086-1095

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