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‘Intriguing’: Prebiotics may protect against detrimental effects of early life stress
Danish Food Agency increases iodine in salt to combat rising deficiency
Expectant mothers can mitigate the impact of marijuana on baby's brain development - with more choline
Could eating fibre during pregnancy help tackle autoimmune disease burden?
Too much sodium, not enough vitamins and minerals in diets of pregnant women
Researchers reveal issues with WHO recommended pregnancy supplements
Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm brain development (in rats) – new study
Questioning Answers - Neurodevelopmental effects of prenatal vitamin D in humans
10 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Breast milk analyses show new opportunities for reducing risk of childhood obesity
Psychology Today - The Brain Needs Animal Fat
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’
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
Omega-3 supplements in pregnancy reduce the risk of premature birth
29 October 2018 - Science Daily - Studies raise questions over how epigenetic information is inherited
Three distinct stages in infant microbiome development identified
10 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - The ideal weight makes for a healthier pregnancy
Babies of overweight mothers may risk developing self-regulation problems
Regular omega-3 intake during pregnancy could boost baby brain and vision: Study
Fish-rich diets may boost babies' brain development
Serious dietary deficiencies of Vitamin and Minerals common in UK adults. 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
Nutrients in child's first 1,000 days key for neurodevelopment
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
Children born to obese, overweight mothers may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems, study finds
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'
Most milk substitutes are low in iodine – here’s why it matters
Nutrition one of most 'significant individual factors' for child development in first 1,000 days: Comprehensive evidence paper
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