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Can Maternal Diet Affect the Risk of ADHD Development in Offspring?

A higher omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in the mother’s diet may increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in offspring, according to findings from a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics. Researchers quantified the levels of omega-6 and -3 that reached the fetus by sampling umbilical cord plasma. Omega-3 and omega-6…

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