Pregnant moms and their offspring should limit added sugars in their diets to protect childhood cognition

A new study has determined that poorer childhood cognition occurred, particularly in memory and learning, when pregnant women or their offspring consumed greater quantities of sugar. Substituting diet soda for sugar-sweetened versions during pregnancy also appeared to have negative effects. However, children’s fruit consumption had beneficial effects and was associated with higher cognitive scores.

Source: Pregnant moms and their offspring should limit added sugars in their diets to protect childhood cognition — ScienceDaily

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One or more soda a day could decrease chances of getting pregnant

A new study has found that the intake of one or more sugar-sweetened beverages per day — by either partner — is associated with a decreased chance of getting pregnant.

Source: One or more soda a day could decrease chances of getting pregnant — ScienceDaily