Sunday Sep 14
What foods are you eating
What foods should you eat when you are pregnant? Should you drink alcohol, in what quantity? These are some of the questions expectant mothers are always grappling with. But when it comes to food, they usually make several adjustments to their diet as the pregnancy advances.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Health "Musts" For Every Decade
It's okay to share some things with your mom or grandmother, like a bottle of Chardonnay, a classic navy blazer or even your taste in men. Unfortunately, though, health and fitness guidelines don't make the list.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Free vitamins to be given to all pregnant and breastfeeding mums in Halton
Healthy start vitamins contain the recommended amount of vitamin A, C and D for young children, and folic acid and vitamin C and D for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Eileen O'Meara, director of public health in Halton, said : "In Halton, uptake of healthy start vitamins is low so in order to encourage families to access the vitamins and to improve the health of both mothers and children, Halton Council, with support from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust, have introduced a new universal programme."
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Eat Eggs for Healthy Hair and 4 More Things You Need to Know
Are you confused about eggs? Should you eat only the whites? Are the yellows filled with cholesterol that is bad for your health? Find out what you need to know here... Eggs have gone through the nutrition wringer. But now they are back on top as a healthy source of nutrition.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
8 Foods That Help Your Body Fight Stress
Feeling stressed out? Before you go reaching for a pint of comforting Ben & Jerry's, consider that your body might need certain nutrients to help ward off the blues you're feeling. Oftentimes, stress and anxiety are the byproducts of irregular levels of certain nutrients or hormones in our bodies.
10 best apps to train your brain
A third of the brain's volume is composed of blood vessels. Maintaining a healthy blood flow to those blood vessels is critical to keeping the brain young.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Is It OK to Eat Peanuts When You're Pregnant?
Pregnancy is a time filled with dos and don'ts. Do take folic acid . Don't smoke.
Babies In The Womb Helped By Spina Bifida Surgery
Chelsy and Jeff King knew little about spina bifida when an ultrasound showed signs of the condition midway through pregnancy. They soon learned that the defect could be repaired before their baby was even born, reported the Des Moines Register.
How to find the right multivitamins for your kids
One of the most frequent questions I receive is 'what multivitamin is best for my child?' While many think going to a natural food store and buying them there somehow makes it all better, you are sorely mistaken. There are a lot of synthetic grade supplements lurking in your natural food store aisles.
Medical News Today
Increased asthma risk for babies whose father smokes before conception
When planning to get pregnant, women often have many things to consider even before conception, such as increasing folic acid intake and stopping smoking or drinking alcohol. But what about the would-be father? Though general belief maintains that men do not need to make any lifestyle changes, a new study suggests babies whose fathers smoked prior to conception have a greater risk of asthma.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Food for Thought: Foods for better moods
Foods can affect the neurotransmitters in our brains; these chemicals control sleep, appetite, mood and more. Here are recommendations for types of food to eat to feel happy, healthy and balanced: * Complex carbohydrates - Foods like beans, potatoes and whole grains are necessary for staying upbeat, as the complex carbohydrates they contain help the brain make serotonin, a mood-changing chemical.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Las Vegas Newstrip
This mildest form results in a small separation or gap in one or more of the bones of the spine. Because the spinal nerves usually aren't involved, most children with this form of spina bifida have no signs or symptoms and experience no neurological problems.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Myo-Inositol During IVF And Non-PCOS Women
Should you - or should you not - continue to take the nutritional supplement myo-inositol during gonadotropin stimulation in IVF if you don't have PCOS? Numerous studies have demonstrated how taking myo-inositol daily in the months preceding IVF may help to improve IVF success in various ways, and some of these studies have continued my-inositol supplementation alongside gonadotropin stimulation. Women who are using myo-inositol are often a little confused about how to proceed; some studies show positive results from co-treatment with myo-inositol during IVF stimulation and yet physicians often stipulate that no nutritional supplements should be taken - except prenatal vitamins - once gonadotropins have begun.
The Western Producer
Choosing the right onion for the job
Every country's cuisine uses some form of the onion. It adds flavour to many recipes and has health benefits.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
KVIA-TV El Paso
FDA proposed changes to Nutrition Facts could affect folic acid labels
The FDA said it wants to give a better understanding of nutrition science, update serving sizes and give the Nutrition Facts label a new design. The changes could change how folic acid, a type of vitamin B, is labeled.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Top 10 questions to start your pregnancy off right
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Pakistan : World Bank approves $48M to help Pakistan boost nutritional status of children
"Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children" will especially be aimed at women and the relatively high proportion of stunting that takes placeduring pregnancy.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
WB approves $48 mln to help combat malnutrition in Sindh & Balochistan
According to statement, "Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children" will specifically target women and the relatively high proportion of stunting that occurs during pregnancy".
Some Online Stores Make Shoppers Buy Vitamins Blindly
A few months ago we stressed the importance of reading the ingredients statement on vitamin bottles because some store brands that claim to be comparable to the name brand simply are not.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
World Bank Helps Combat Malnutrition among Mothers and Children
"Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children" will specifically target women and the relatively high proportion of stunting that occurs during pregnancy.