3 hrs ago
Fathers-to-be should eat their greens to 'improve sperm quality and reduce the risk of birth defects'
Mandela's final act of peace: Obama shakes hands with Fidel Castro's brother- before selfies with David Cameron and Danish PM 'A giant of history': Obama's rousing tribute to Mandela as world leaders join Hollywood stars at memorial service ... but why were there so many empty seats? A Who's Who of world leaders: The incredible list of guests who ... (more)
7 hrs ago
You are what your father eats
Mothers get all the attention. But a study led by McGill researcher Sarah Kimmins suggests that the father's diet before conception may play an equally important role in the health of their offspring.
8 hrs ago
Men's Fertility Should Be Scrutinized, Too
Future fathers of the world, eat your spinach salads. That's the message behind a new study in Nature Communications suggesting that what fathers eat before conceiving a baby might play an important role in whether their children suffer from birth defects.
12 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Dementia Researchers Urge Prevention to Cut Global Health Cost
The suffering and costs of dementia would be reduced by preventative measures if the Group of Eight nations adopt a model that has worked in fighting heart disease, a group of doctors and scientists said.
16 hrs ago
Vietnam's foray into social marketing of nutrition
The Vietnamese government and international donors are looking for new ways to fight malnutrition by shifting costs to the community, including "social marketing", to see how private-sector strategies can be used to improve health.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
New Findings on Women, Pregnancy and the Effects of Epilepsy
WASHINGTON DC, December 9, 2013 - New research pertaining to the latest findings on the effects of epilepsy on both the mother and child were presented at the American Epilepsy Society's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington DC.
Low compliance with recommendations on folic acid use in relation to...
As a means to prevent neural tube defects , women planning pregnancy in Denmark are recommended to take a dietary supplement of 400 microg folic acid daily during the periconceptional period.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Infant death rate above national level
SANTA FE >> The New Mexico Department of Health reported today that New Mexico's infant death rate is above national levels for the first time since 1994.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Diabetic women should monitor glucose levels before pregnancy - Indiatalkies.com
New Delhi, Nov 27: Women suffering from diabetes and wishing to start a family should monitor their blood glucose levels and take a daily high dose of folic acid before pregnancy to avoid risk to their baby's health, a new study said Wednesday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
This Thanksgiving, feed your skin instead of stuffing your face
There are lots of foods out there that can help your skin when eaten as part of a healthy balanced diet.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Report shows high rate of obesity in Tasmanian mothers-to-be
A Tasmanian obstetrics body is warning mothers-to-be about the risks of being overweight or obese before, during and after pregnancy.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The many health benefits of avocados - Plus an unusual recipe featuring avocados
Many health experts consider avocados to be among the healthiest foods in the world, and studies have shown that avocado eaters tend to be healthier than those who do not eat them.
Superior sources of the energy and nutrition we need as winter sets in and our immune systems meet extra stress: Lentils, Beans, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, Whole Eggs , Berries for ellagic acid to combat carcinogens, and Tomatoes, more nutritious as canned in winter.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Is hummus healthy? Four reasons to include this tasty dip in your diet
Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern spread made of pureed chickpeas. Usually blended with tahini , olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic, it is a very good source of protein and vitamins.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Fight free radicals by eating these antioxidant rich foods
Next time you're at the supermarket, throw broccoli, beets, and red bell peppers in your cart.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Australian Blogger Criticized For Diet: 26-Week-Pregnant Loni Jane...
An Australian blogger has generated some buzz online for her extreme fruit-dieting ways while pregnant.
Why we need folic acid in our flour
You could be forgiven for thinking that the recent report by the chief medical officer for England, Sally Davies, covered only one topic improving child health.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
This Is Grimsby
Bearing the fruits of your labour for mums-to-be
Healthy foods are one of the most important investments you can make in your baby's health.
Nutrition in a pill?
By Scott Fenwick B.S. /Hons firstname.lastname@example.org Dietary Guidelines make it clear that your nutritional needs should be met primarily through your diet.