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26 May 2017 - MedicalXpress - 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.







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.




17 May 2017 - World Health Organisation - 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.