Healthier food for your children can make them healthier and smarter
August 25, 2012
Dr. Diana Cutts was interviewed about the potentional health affects of increasing access to healthy food to low-income famililes and children.
“Kids under three are often not monitored in other places besides coming to see their doctor,” says Diana Becker Cutts, MD, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). And the “Vulnerable Period” for human brain development is birth to age three. That is why, in addition to giving immunizations and writing other prescriptions, she is championing participation in the federal nutrition programs.
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