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Reasoning skills are crucial skills in learning, academic performance, and everyday problem-solving. According to a recent study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland, improved overall diet quality and reduced consumption of red meat, as well as increased time spent in reading and organised sports enhanced reasoning skills among children over the first two school years.

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Learning and brain health has become more critical than ever. Our results showed that promoting a healthy lifestyle is a worthy investment in contributing to brain health since childhood.

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This page is a summary of: Effects of 2‐year dietary and physical activity intervention on cognition in children—a nonrandomized controlled trial, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, August 2023, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/sms.14464.
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