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Children with healthier diets do better in school. Florence M D et al., J Sch Health. 2008 Apr;78(4):209-15

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Children with healthier diets do better in school. Florence M D et al., J Sch Health. 2008 Apr;78(4):209-15

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In a Canadian survey of 5,000 11 year olds and their families found that children who ate more fruits and vegetables and fewer calories from fat were 41% more likely to pass a literacy assessment. Socioeconomic factors were taken into account when making the analysis.

Florence M D et al. 'Diet quality and academic performance,' J Sch Health. 2008 Apr;78(4):209-15

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