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Preschoolers’ diets tied to mental woes, study says

September 25, 2003
Valerie Reitman
The Arizona Republic

When it comes to adults’ mental health, their early education and nutrition may have more impact than experts previously thought. Preschool programs that provide exercise, enriched instruction and hot meals with fish or meat may stave off mental illness and crime patterns that might otherwise occur in early adulthood, a study led by a University of Southern California psychology professor concludes.