If you’re pregnant you’ll want to chow down on some nuts. Spanish scientists found children whose mothers are three one-ounce servings of nuts a week in the first trimester scored better on cognitive function, attention, and memory tests. Nuts are rich in folate and essential fatty acids, which are thought to be particularly good for brain tissue responsible for memory and attention span. The scientists say more research would be needed to confirm this, but in the mean time eating nuts while pregnant doesn’t seem to be a bad idea. Here’s more from Daily Mail. 


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