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20 Dec 2016 - Daily Mail - Folic acid in flour 'would potentially save HUNDREDS of babies from spina bifida', says top professor
01 December 2016 - HPClive - Prenatal Vitamin D Could Lower Baby's ADHD Risk, While Some Diabetes Drugs May do the Opposite
30 November 2016 - Nature.com - A new global research agenda for food
7 October 2016 - Science News - Fewer indications of ADHD in children whose mothers took vitamin D during pregnancy
30 June 2016 - Nutraingredients - Kudos! DHA supplements during pregnancy could save US healthcare system $6 billion
12 May 2016 - FoodNavigator - Artificial sweeteners linked to overweight babies
11 May 2016 - Nutraingredients - Good nutrition has large say in kids' social behaviour, research suggests
02 May 2016 - Science Daily - Supplement given during first year of life critical for muscle-mass development
6 April 2016 - Nutraingredients - “Exciting results”: Tufts/Harvard meta-analysis supports omega-3s for child brain development
22 March 2016 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 neglected in malnutrition product formulations: Researchers
02 March 2016 - The Telegraph - Half of pregnant women attending their first maternity appointment are overweight or obese
26 Jan 2016 - Nutraingredients - Low folate in early pregnancy linked with poorer cognition in children later
14 Jan 2016 - Eurekalert - Why fish intake by pregnant women improves the growth of a child's brain
30 Nov 2015 - Nutraingredients - Analysis reveals big costs savings for DHA supplements during pregnancy
24 Nov 2015 - FAB Research - Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
31 Aug 2015 - Nutraingredients- EU folate fortification failure caused 8,400 neural tube defects in 11 years
A simple daily pregnancy pill could boost population IQ and save the NHS money
26 May 2015 - MedicalXpress - Pregnant women lack guidance on iodine intake levels
BBC News - Why an iron fish can make you stronger
13 May 2015 - ScienceDaily - The infant gut microbiome: New studies on its origins and how it's knocked out of balance
28 April 2015 - Nutraingredients - EFSA adopts caffeine opinion
24 April 2015 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3-supplemented formula leads to bigger children: Study
14 April 2015 - MedicalXpress - Lifelong health begins before birth
08 April 2015 - MNT - Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
02 April 2015 - DHA supplements for lactating women may offer breast milk and baby benefits
31 March 2015 - The Science Times - Poorer Children Have Smaller Brains Researchers Say
25 March 2015 - BBC News - The myths about food and pregnancy
25 March 2015 - EurekAlert - Pregnant women not getting enough omega-3, critical for infant development
24 March 2015 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D vital for gene expression in developing brains
18 March 2015 - MNT - Breastfeeding for longer leads to smarter adults
26 February 2015 - EurekAlert - Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D may control brain serotonin
24 February 2015 - EurekAlert - Too many food choices exacerbate the battle against obesity, researchers find
20 February 2015 - Foodnavigator - WHO unveils nutrient profiling to restrict marketing to kids
05 February 2015 - ScienceDaily - Another breastfeeding benefit: Preparing baby's belly for solid food
03 February 2015 - Medical News Today - A combination of early-life risk factors 'could quadruple the risk of childhood obesity'
02 February 2015 - American Academy of Pediatrics - Many Pre-Packaged Toddler Meals and Snack Foods Contain Too Much Salt or Sugar
30 January 2015 - Nutraingredients - GM folate rice could help tackle neural tube defects, say researchers
29 January 2015 - ScienceDaily - Diet, nutrition essential for mental health
21 January 2015 - Medicalxpress - Fatty acids in fish may shield brain from mercury damage
20 January 2015 - ScienceDaily - BPA exposure during pregnancy causes oxidative stress in child, mother
18 January 2015 - Daily Mail - Fat found in women's bottoms helps to build babies' brains: Scientists say curvy girls produce more intelligent children
05 January 2015 - Nutraingredients - Multivitamin may have pregnancy benefits over folic acid and iron alone: RCT
30 December 2014 - MNT - Year of birth has an influence on genetic risk for obesity, study finds
24 December 2014 - MedicalXpress - High-fat diet, obesity during pregnancy harms stem cells in developing fetus
08 December 2014 - Science Daily - Each dollar spent on kids' nutrition can yield more than $100 later
05 December 2014 - News Medical - Increasing length of breastfeeding could save over £40 million annually for NHS
12 November 2014 - Nature - Gut-brain link grabs neuroscientists
07 November 2014 - MedScape - DHA Supplements May Reduce Stress in Pregnant Women
29 October 2014 - The Conversation - Mom's prenatal hardship turns baby's genes on and off
24 October 2014 - ProHealth - Omega-3 Fatty Acids Increase Brain Volume