Supplements Enhance Intellectual Level and Motor Ability

Prenatal iron and folic acid supplementation has a significant impact on a child’s intellectual level, motor ability and ability in school, according to new research funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Parul Christian, an expert in international health at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, whose study appears in the Journal of the American Medical Association, adds that many children in poor communities would benefit from better prenatal programs that include low-cost nutritional supplements. To read more, visit Fox News.