Researchers from New Zealand's Auckland University have revealed that children who eat margarine may have lower IQs compared to their peers who do not consume it. "We found a number of dietary factors to be significantly associated with intelligence measures. The association between margarine consumption and IQ scores was the most consistent and novel finding," the authors said. Kids who ate margarine scored three points less at the age of three and half years, the report revealed. This difference remained constant even when parental wealth and education was taken into consideration. the details of the study appear in the journal Intelligence. Source: MedindiaRAS << Refined Rating System for IVF Clinics Mooted Heavy Criticism for Drug Test Kit for Kids >> Recommended Reading Advantages of Eating Fish Foods Researchers worldwide have discovered that eating fish regularly is good for health. Regular consumption of fish may reduce the risk of diseases such as asthma, prostate cancer and eyesight. READ MORE Super Foods Encyclopedia section of medindia gives an introduction to some super foods that help in preventing and controlling cancer READ MORE Food Additives A food additive is a non-nutritive substance added deliberately to any food product to improve its color, texture, flavor or shelf life READ MORE Organic Foods Organic Foods are produced by the 'natural method', without the use of chemicals like pesticides, fertilizers or sewage sludge. READ MORE Multitasking: Good or Bad for Your Brain? Is multitasking good when your brain frantically switches between tasks or does it slow down the brain processes causing changes in brain structure? Learn what happens to the brain when you multitask. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Drug - Food Interactions The Essence of Yoga Accident and Trauma Care More News on: Height and Weight-KidsMultitasking: Good or Bad for Your Brain?