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Iron deficiency link to depression in pregnancy

Pregnant women who are iron deficient may be more likely to have higher levels of depression in mid- to late-pregnancy, according to Canadian researchers

29 January, 2018

Can mums trust what is in infant formula?

A new international investigation has revealed a shocking lack of science behind the infant formula ranges sold by baby milk companies.

1 November, 2017

MS link to vitamin D deficiency

A new large scale trial suggests that women who are deficient in vitamin D may have a significantly greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS).

29 September, 2017

For better nutrition, focus on food synergies

Paying attention to ‘food synergy’ – how foods work together to boost nutrition – could hold the key to fighting malnutrition globally.

6 December, 2016

Free range and organic eggs have more vitamin D

Eggs that come from hens who are allowed to wander outdoors contain 42% more vitamin D than those from birds kept in sheds or cages.

6 December, 2016

Scientists find valuable nutrients in edible flowers

Apart from the ‘glam’ factor, edible flowers contain trace elements and antioxidants that could add to your diet and form the basis of future nutritional supplements.

17 October, 2016

Ayurvedic detox regimen reduces inflammation, heart disease risk

Just 6 days of diet, meditation, yoga and massage produced measurable changes in the blood associated with lower inflammation, cardiovascular disease risk and cholesterol regulation.

13 September, 2016

Are low-fat diets a health time-bomb?

Urging people to follow low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences”, a health charity has warned.

24 May, 2016

Gut flora balance influences effectiveness of dietary interventions

People lacking a particular strain of beneficial bacteria in the gut may not get all the health benefits from a high fibre diet

18 November, 2015

Love rice? Keep it colourful!

Not all processing has an equally detrimental effect on the nutritional quality of rice, according to new research

19 October, 2015