The scientists discovered a new gut bacteria, a novel strain of Bifidobacterium longum (B. longum), which is prevalent during the transition from infancy to early childhood. The discovery, published in the scientific journal Cell, contributes to the understanding of the infant gut microbiome and how it evolves during development. This work enables the identification of the next generation of nutritional solutions and promising probiotics to support children’s growth and development.
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.
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.
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.