The first ever study on the intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women in New Zealand, has found only 30 per cent are getting the recommended daily amount.
As food consumed in the U.S. becomes more and more processed, obesity may become more prevalent. Detailed recommendations to improve diet quality and overall nutrition are needed for consumers, who are prioritizing food that is cheaper and more convenient, but also highly processed.
Midwives are calling for official guidance on how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy. One in five women in the UK are obese when they start pregnancy, yet there is no national target for what constitutes normal pregnancy weight gain.
US documentary calls for laws to limit consumption of harmful sweeteners hidden in 'healthy' food
From the US President's Office
Vitamin B supplements may help people to fight depression, research suggests.
Can old-fashioned cod liver oil help dyslexia? Jill Turton investigates
BBC 1 - Lord Winston's New Documentary Series on The Human Mind
The number of young people affected by wheat intolerance may have been underestimated, research suggests.
by Harriet Griffey
by Stephen Pincock
A $5.7 billion global medical bill to restore sight for the estimated 45 million people with cataracts could be slashed in half by a diet rich in colourful fruits and vegetables, according to an international study.