Breastfeeding women are found less likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) events including coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and fatal CVD.
Previous research likewise showed that breastfeeding is associated with decreased risks of developing type 2 diabetes, breast and ovarian cancers.
Every parent knows the struggle of trying to get young children to eat their greens at dinner time. But scientists now believe the problem could be avoided, if mothers consume more vegetables themselves during pregnancy.
The present review summarized the biogenesis and classification of hMOS, illustrated proposed mechanisms of action of hMOS at different stages of the SARS-CoV2 infection, and discussed challenges and opportunities for conducting research on hMOS for clinical applications against COVID-19.
New research reveals how a mother’s nutrition during pregnancy impacts the health of her child through adulthood
A new joint study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Nutrition International demonstrates how maternal nutrition supplementation can reduce the likelihood of children developing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) later in life.
Supplementation with iodine should begin pre-pregnancy in order to ensure healthy thyroid function and foetal neurodevelopment, according to the authors of a new cohort study.
A new study led by researchers at UCLA Health has found that women over the age of 50 who had breastfed their babies performed better on cognitive tests compared to women who had never breastfed.
The incredible stress parents experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic had a negative effect on the eating habits of their children, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Houston College of Education.
New data suggests there is no association between prenatal vitamin D deficiency and offspring specific learning disorders, contrary to previous findings. Maternal vitamin D deficiency has been associated with unfavourable pregnancy outcomes, including gestational diabetes, impaired offspring bone development, prematurity, and subsequent risk of delayed cognitive impairment and neuropsychiatric disorders.