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How the gut microbiota develops in the first five years of life
Halved risk for severe retinal disease in extremely premature infants
Why COVID makes it more important than ever that pregnant (and breastfeeding) women take vitamin D
15 May 2020 - MedicalXpress - Chemists develop foolproof new test to track the fats we eat
30 March 2020 - Alcohol consumption by fathers before conception could negatively impact child development (and choline supplementation in pregnancy reduces similar brain damage from maternal alcohol consumption)
28 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Eating fruit during pregnancy boosts babies' brain development, new study confirms
10 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Malnutrition linked with increased risk of Zika birth defects
3 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - The UK must introduce folic acid fortification in foods, say scientists
4 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Are women getting adequate nutrition during preconception and pregnancy?
6 November 2019 - Nutraingredients - Child nutrition experts make case for fatty acid rethink in infant formula
20 September 2019 - Pulmonology Advisor - Prenatal Oxidative Balance Affects Allergic Disease and Asthma into Adolescence
29 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - Suggested move to plant-based diets risks worsening brain health nutrient deficiency
28 August 2019 - BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health - Could we be overlooking a potential choline crisis in the United Kingdom?
26 August 2019 - Science Daily - From cradle to grave: Postnatal overnutrition linked to aging
2 August 2019 - Nutraingredients - Danish Food Agency increases iodine in salt to combat rising deficiency
24 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Too much sodium, not enough vitamins and minerals in diets of pregnant women
10 June 2019 - The Conversation - Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm rats – new study
6 February 2019 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 intakes among ‘vulnerable populations’ well below recommended levels: Study
22 January 2019 - Nutraingredients - Nutritional habit change urged in pregnant women as omega-3 intakes ‘very low’
14 December 2018 - The Conversation - Why vegan diets for babies come with significant risks
26 November 2018 - MedicalXpress - How bacteria and breastmilk could be our best allies against allergy and asthma
29 October 2018 - Science Daily - Studies raise questions over how epigenetic information is inherited
10 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - The ideal weight makes for a healthier pregnancy
13 August 2018 - Nutraingredients - Micronutrient gaps in childbearing years ‘concerning,’ survey stresses
18 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Autism risk determined by health of mom's gut, research reveals
11 July 2018 - Science Daily - DNA marks in adults tracked back to changes in earliest days of life
6 July 2018 - Cardiovascular Business - Mother’s lifestyle influences child’s obesity risk
28 June 2018 - Neuroscience News - Early Maternal Diet Affects Brain Development and Adult Memory
20 June 2018 - Nutraingredients - Experts call for greater research focus on nutritional links to gestational diabetes
27 April 2018 - Nutraingredients - Lancet nutrition series: Pre-pregnancy supplementation ‘insufficient’ to boost offspring health
17 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parental diet before conception affects child's health
6 March 2018 - EurekAlert - Prenatal choline intake increases grey and white matter in piglets
21 March 2018 - Science Daily - Researchers link dietary supplement DHA to higher fat-free body mass in children
20 March 2018 - Children born to mothers with low vitamin D levels may develop autism-like behaviors
9 March 2018 - Nutraingredients - Iodine deficiency: No longer just a third-world issue, warns study
21 February 2018 - Science Daily - Securing a child's future needs to start during parents' teen years
13 February 2018 - MedicalXpress - Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children
8 February 2018 - Psychiatric Times - Preventing ADHD in Pregnancy?
30 January 2018 - Eurekalert - Upper limit for intake of folate is invalid: government urged to fortify flour with folic acid
31 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Prenatal famine drives DNA methylation and adult health six decades later
25 January 2018 - EurekAlert - Study links low carbohydrate intake to increased risk of birth defects
22 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Nutrients in child's first 1,000 days key for neurodevelopment
4 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Eating more foods with choline during pregnancy could boost baby's brain
20 December 2017 - Science Daily - Struggling to get your kids to eat healthy? 'Don't give up!' researchers say
4 December 2017 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 may keep your gut bacteria in balance: Mouse data
28 November 2017 - What Is Epigenetics - Could the Mediterranean Diet During Pregnancy Epigenetically Reduce a Child’s Disease Risk?
12 October 2017 - Science Daily - Dangerous trend: The placenta is not suitable as a 'superfood'
25 September 2017 - Nutraingredients - Nutrition one of most 'significant individual factors' for child development in first 1,000 days: Comprehensive evidence paper
22 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - What babies eat – before and just after birth – can impact them for life, says new book
20 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Oxidative stress produces damage linked with increased risk of preterm birth