Fish-rich diets in pregnancy found to boost babies’ brain development

Women could enhance the development of their unborn child’s eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish during pregnancy. This is the suggestion from a small-scale study led by … Read More

Eating cruciferous vegetables could lower fall risk in older people study finds

Just half a cup of broccoli a day can help older people avoid being hospitalized for a fall, new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has found. Researchers from the … Read More

Moderate carbohydrate intake may be best for health study says

Eating carbohydrates in moderation seems to be optimal for health and longevity, suggests new research published in The Lancet Public Health journal. Pasta on scale (stock image). Credit: © Evgeniy … Read More

Ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes new study finds

New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that ketogenic diets, which are low carbohydrate high fat eating plans that are known to lead to weight loss, may cause … Read More

People who regularly eat oranges less likely to develop macular degeneration, study shows

Image source A new study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration than people who do not eat oranges. Researchers at the … Read More

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

WHO and UNICEF has issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first two years … Read More

Mothers who follow five healthy habits may reduce risk of obesity in children

Children and adolescents whose mothers follow five healthy habits — eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, drinking alcohol in moderation, and not smoking — are … Read More