Air pollution harming kids’ brains. Broccoli and chocolate might mitigate the damage?

missoula0 A new paper co-written by a University of Montana associate professor indicates air pollution can physically harm the brains of otherwise perfectly healthy children.
What more, studies show 2 common foods may help mitigate that damage.
Dr. Lilian Calderon-Garciduenas’ research finds air pollutants can have adverse impacts on a child’s school performance, complex learning abilities and can even affect the ability to block impulsive and anti-social behavior. The data also suggests these exposed children are at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases later in life.
The study was conducted in Mexico City – a city surrounded by mountains and plagued by bad pollution:  

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