While parents may be increasingly worrying about childhood obesity, they must ensure their offspring eat enough fat, research from the US urges.
Grey skies this summer mean that children are more at risk of developing weak bones and other diseases, says Oliver Gillie
Expert links additive to cell damage
In 1952, Sir Jack Drummond, a pioneering food scientist, was shot dead while on holiday in France. A local farmer was convicted of the killings. But was he really guilty - or was a more sinister plot at work, involving agribusiness?
FSAI Advises on National Policy for Vitamin D Supplementation for Infants
Voice of the mums to silence the critics of traffic light labelling: Mums prefer traffic light labelling on foods to current GDA labels
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Children of mothers who ate more fish and other seafood while pregnant are smarter and have better developmental skills than kids of women who ate less or none, researchers said on Thursday in findings they called surprising.
Women who eat fish during pregnancy have brighter children, according to a study.
Eating fish and seafood during pregnancy has long-lasting benefits for the child, a UK study has suggested.
Though some research has suggested that fish oil may fight depression, the evidence from clinical trials is too mixed to draw any conclusions, according to a new research review.
The benefits of eating fish outweigh any potential health risks from pollutants, a study has concluded.
The British public is belatedly waking up to dangers of trans fats - the cheap, chemically treated oils that lurk unlabelled in many processed foods. Alex Renton investigates the ingredient viewed with suspicion even by the junk food-loving Americans
Ian Johnston - Science correspondent