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The crucial brain foods all children need

By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications The first 1,000 days of life are crucial for brain development ó and food plays an important role. The ways that the brain develops during pregnancy and during the first two years of life are like scaffolding: they literally define how the brain will work for the rest of a personís life. Nerves grow and connect and get covered with myelin, creating the systems that…

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