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31 March 2019 - Psychology Today - The Brain Needs Animal Fat

Why humans can't thrive on plants alone


28 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Maternal diet during pregnancy may modulate the risk of ADHD symptoms in children

New study suggests that the risk of a child developing symptoms of ADHD may be modulated by the mother's diet during pregnancy.


27 February 2019 - Nutraingredients - Adequate prenatal omega-3 intake can vastly lower preterm birth risk: DSM expert

Danger of spontaneous pre-term births can be reduced by implementing omega-3 supplementation early on in pregnancy - summary of presentation given at the 2019 NutraIngredients Omega-3 Summit


25 February 2019 - zoeharcombe.com - Is a vegan diet safe for infants and children?

A vegan Facebook group has encouraged the reporting of a registered dietician to her licensing body because of a comment she made about a vegan diet for children: “it’s not safe and kids have died.”


22 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Clinical trial: Prenatal DHA prevents blood-pressure increase from obesity during childhood

Pregnant mothers who consume 600 milligrams of omega-3 DHA daily protect their offspring from the blood pressure-elevating effects of excessive weight in early childhood.


7 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could omega-3 fatty acids help prevent miscarriages?

Compounds found in fish oil prevent pregnancy complications, including preterm birth, neonatal death, and stillbirth, in mice when the complications are caused by a common oral bacteria, according to new research.


6 February 2019 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 intakes among ‘vulnerable populations’ well below recommended levels: Study

Intakes of long chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA amongst pregnant women in the USA was found to be less than one-fifth of the recommended 520 mg/day EPA+DHA, according to data published in Nutrients.


22 January 2019 - Nutraingredients - Nutritional habit change urged in pregnant women as omega-3 intakes ‘very low’

Daily omega-3 fatty acid intake in pregnant women are 4 -10 times lower than recommended levels - an observation also noted in women of childbearing age, in findings that suggest no change in nutritional habits during this period.


15 November 2018 - The Conversation - Omega-3 supplements in pregnancy reduce the risk of premature birth

Pregnant women who increase their intake of omega-3 long-chain fatty acids are less likely to have a premature birth, according to a new Cochrane Review, updating initial research carried out in 2006.


4 November 2018 - Science Daily - Trial finds diet rich in fish helps fight asthma

A clinical trial has shown eating oily fish such as mackerel, salmon, trout and sardines as part of a healthy diet can reduce asthma symptoms in children.


2 October 2018 - Nutraingredients - Regular omega-3 intake during pregnancy could boost baby brain and vision: Study

Women could enhance the development of their unborn child's eyesight and brain function by regularly eating omega-3 rich fatty fish during pregnancy, say researchers from Finland.


3 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Low plasma levels of omega-3 fatty acids associated with preterm birth

Pregnant women who had low plasma levels of long chain omega-3 fatty acids in their first and second trimesters were at a significantly higher risk of early preterm birth when compared with women who had higher levels of these fatty acids, according to new research.


3 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Pregnant women encouraged to eat cold-water fish

“At a time when many pregnant women are hearing messages encouraging them to avoid intake of fish altogether due to mercury content, our results support the importance of ensuring adequate intake of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in pregnancy," says Sjurdur F. Olsen, adjunct professor of nutrition at Harvard Chan School.


17 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - How nursing mothers can help protect their babies from food allergies

New studies suggest there are foods and nutrients that a nursing mother can eat to help build immune tolerance to help reduce the chance that the baby will develop an allergy.


3 July 2018 - Nutraingredients - Maternal omega-3 rich-diet linked to improved infant problem solving: Study

In the last trimester of pregnancy and in the first years of life, our brain undergoes enormous growth, and the omega-3 fatty acid DHA is particularly important for the development of the brain in infants.


19 June 2018 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3s and cognitive health: From memory and moms and babies, and from mood to the military

From memory and cognitive function, to mood and a potential in people with PTSD, there’s lots of research going on for omega-3s and brain health, but what does the science currently say?


4 June 2018 - The Conversation - Mothers who eat oily fish could boost their child’s gut health – but only if it’s a boy

Mothers who eat healthy fats from oily fish may help their children form healthy guts and prevent them from gaining weight. This new study shows that in laboratory mice, pups gain less weight on a high-fat diet if they are born to a mother who has more omega-3 fats in her body.


24 May 2018 - Independent.ie - Diets rich in seafood increase chance of pregnancy

There may be something to that myth about oysters and sex drive after all. Couples who eat a lot of seafood have sex more often and are quicker to achieve a pregnancy, new research has shown.


21 May 2018 - Science Daily - Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnancy

A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their children. Scientists looked at the assumption that mercury exposure during pregnancy is a major cause of autism using evidence from nearly 4,500 women who took part in the Children of the '90s study.


4 April 2018 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 for fat-free kids: Study links DHA to higher fat-free body mass in children

Pregnant women supplemented with the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy are more likely to have children with a higher fat-free mass at age five, researchers suggest.