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Breakthrough study identifies novel infant gut bacteria
Breakthrough Study Identifies Novel Infant Gut Bacteria

The scientists discovered a new gut bacteria, a novel strain of Bifidobacterium longum (B. longum), which is prevalent…

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Breastfeeding Potentially Lowers Maternal Risk of Cardiovascular Events
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Breastfeeding Potentially Lowers Maternal Risk of Cardiovascular Events

Research Highlights: Breastfeeding women are found less likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) events including…

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Children more likely to like vegetables
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Children more likely to like vegetables if mothers ate more during pregnancy, research claims

Every parent knows the struggle of trying to get young children to eat their greens at dinner time. But scientists now…

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HMOs and covid
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Exploring human milk oligosaccharides as a method of COVID-19 prevention

The present review summarized the biogenesis and classification of hMOS, illustrated proposed mechanisms of action of…

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New research reveals how a mother’s nutrition during pregnancy impacts the health of her child through adulthood
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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…

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Study argues iodine supplementation should start pre-pregnancy
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Study argues iodine supplementation should start pre-pregnancy

Supplementation with iodine should begin pre-pregnancy in order to ensure healthy thyroid function and foetal…

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New study suggests that breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline

A new study led by researchers at UCLA Health has found that women over the age of 50 who had breastfed their babies…

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COVID-19 and eating
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COVID-19-related parenting stress impacted eating habits of children

The incredible stress parents experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic had a negative effect on the eating habits of…

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Study questions maternal Vit D link to learning disorders
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Study questions maternal Vit D link to learning disorders

New data suggests there is no association between prenatal vitamin D deficiency and offspring specific learning…

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