Nutritional Supplement

Nutrition Supplement Improves Brain Function in Children with FASD

How a drinkable nutrient could improve memory and attention in kids affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders:

A swirling tornado of energy—that’s how ShawnMarie Prevost describes her 6-year-old daughter, Kailei.

“She sings, she hums, she moves,” ShawnMarie Prevost says. “She’s jacked. She’s just always, always going.”

Kailei’s constant motion rises above the typically high energy level of a first-grader. She is affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), a cluster of symptoms caused by prenatal alcohol exposure and characterized by developmental concerns such as hyperactivity, difficulty focusing, and cognitive problems, and sometimes a set of physical attributes as well.

When the Prevosts heard about a study at the University of Minnesota that aims to help kids with FASD, they were eager to sign on. Read full story: Choline connection: How a drinkable nutrient could improve memory and attention in kids affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

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