Health experts have stressed that the current advice given to woman to avoid high doses of caffeine during pregnancy is not likely to be altered after new research claimed there was ‘no safe level of caffeine consumption for pregnant women and would-be...
Governments and food regulators in Europe should have special recommendations for pregnant women to eat nuts in order to develop the health of the baby, according to the coordinator of a first-of-its-kind study suggesting that nut intake during early...
Anti-obesity strategies from public health experts and governments are failing because they do not take in to account pregnant women and babies, and focus too much attention on children and adults, says a top UK doctor.
What is a life stage and why are they important to food manufacturers? There are the obvious ‘stages’ like pregnant women, infants, children and seniors. But what about millennials? Teens? Tweens? Foetuses? Menopausal women? Super seniors?
Bisphenol A (BPA) could prevent successful in vitro fertilization, or the ability of embryos to attach to the uterus, according to presentations at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's (ASRM) annual meeting.
A study from the US has raised the hackles of the meat industry by
reporting a link between male fertility and their mother's high
beef consumption during pregnancy - an observation researchers say
may be down to growth hormones...
Recent scientific research does not support the common assumption
that women should lower their salt intake during pregnancy to
reduce the risks for developing pre-eclampsia or oedema, according
to a recent forum.
The unhealthy, high-fat foods we consume may not be the only
culprits when it comes to obesity and related diseases, according
to US scientists who reveal that a pregnant mother's diet may
permanently increase- or reduce- her...
Pregnant women are advised to avoid high doses of vitamin A,
because a high intake of vitamin A in pregnancy has been associated
with developmental effects on the unborn child. However too low an
intake can also pose problems. A European-funded...
A study published in The Lancet this week suggests that
although people in developing countries often lack zinc in their
diets, taking supplements during pregnancy could harm the early
mental development of their children.
The Australia New Zealand Food Authority has taken the step of
issuing advice to pregnant women about the risk of contracting the
food poisoning bacteria listeria, following the deaths of two
unborn babies in Western Australia from...
Although taking folic acid supplements before and during early
pregnancy reduces a women's risk of having a baby with a neural
tube defect (NTD), the effects of such supplements on other
pregnancy outcomes remain unclear.