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02 March 2016 - The Telegraph - Half of pregnant women attending their first maternity appointment are overweight or obese

Almost half of pregnant women attending their first maternity appointment are overweight or obese, new data suggests.


02 March 2016 - Nutraingredients - Malnutrition is a neglected issue in elderly care: UK report

Only half of UK health professionals think malnutrition is a priority in their organisations, a survey commissioned by charity Age UK has found.



23 Feb 2016 - Food Navigator - Parents' anxiety, depression correlates with fussy eating in kids, study finds

Parents’ anxiety, depression correlates with fussy eating in kids, study finds









14 Jan 2016 - Eurekalert - Why fish intake by pregnant women improves the growth of a child's brain

Researchers at Tohoku University's School of Medicine have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby's brain.


13 Jan 2016 - ScienceMag - Your poor diet might hurt your grandchildren's guts

Modern, western-type diets can damage not only the health and variety of your gut bacteria, but those of our children and grandchildren too.


Higher Omega-3 Index linked to better processing speeds in teenagers

Teenagers with higher blood levels of omega-3s may have better information processing speeds, compared with those with lower levels, says a new study. Data published in Nutrients indicated that omega-3 index – a quantification of the fatty acid status of a person – were significantly associated with information processing speeds and that every 1% increase in the Omega-3 Index was linked to a 1.23 digit increase on the Letter Digit Substitution Test (LDST).