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Vitamin D in pregnancy may prevent childhood asthma

A new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively modify the immune system of the newborn baby, which could help to protect against asthma and respiratory infections, a known risk factor for developing asthma in childhood.



25 May 2017 - Nutraingredients - Nestlé-backed study links probiotic strain and depression

Probiotics could help relieve symptoms of depression in addition to aiding gastrointestinal upsets, according to new Canadian research backed by Nestlé.


Special diets, supplements for autism still a question mark

Parents of children with autism often try diet changes or supplements to ease symptoms of the disorder, but a new review concludes there's no solid evidence that any work.



Vitamin D supplements could help pain management

Vitamin D combined with good quality sleep could help manage conditions including arthritis, menstrual cramps and chronic back pain, according to a new review




22 May 2017 - BBC.com - How food can improve your mental health

Approximately one in four of us will experience a mental health problem each year in England. As part of our fight against this, we have a very much underutilised tool - food.



'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'

The idea that people can be fat but medically fit is a myth, say experts speaking in Portugal. Their early work, as yet unpublished, involved looking at the GP records of 3.5 million people in the UK.


New WHO study on health and well-being of Europe’s youth reveals that obesity continues to rise

A new WHO report, launched today at the European Congress on Obesity in Portugal, reveals that the number of obese adolescents is continuing to rise in many countries across the WHO European Region.