Could This Be True?

Ran across an article in USA Today that talks about how sex is determined in birth. You can read it here but I am not buying it. Here is an excerpt

Study: Mom’s diet could determine baby’s sex

CHICAGO (AP) — Snips and snails and puppydog tails … and cereal and bananas?

could be what little boys are made of, according to surprising new
research suggesting that what a woman eats before pregnancy influences
the gender of her baby.

Having a hearty
appetite, eating potassium-rich foods including bananas, and not
skipping breakfast all seemed to raise the odds of having a boy.

The British research is billed as the first in humans to show a link between a woman’s diet and whether she has a boy or girl.

is not proof, but it fits with evidence from test tube fertilization
that male embryos thrive best with longer exposure to nutrient-rich lab
cultures, said Dr. Tarun Jain. He is a fertility specialist at
University of Illinois at Chicago who wasn’t involved in the study.

It just might be that it takes more nutrients to build boys than girls, he said

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