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Lower IQ in kids linked to mothers’ fluoride exposure

A new analysis has shown that exposure to fluoride in the womb can disrupt a child’s neurodevelopment, resulting in significant drops in IQ that persist long into childhood.

21 September, 2017

Green schoolyards improve kids’ mental and physical health

Giving children the opportunity to experience a healthy outdoor environment as part of their daily lives benefits mental health and school performance, say researchers.

19 September, 2017

Omega-3 linked to better gut health

Move over probiotics…getting more omega-3 as part of a healthy diet has been shown to improve the diversity of the gut microbiome too.

18 September, 2017

Supplements beat drugs for preventing vision loss

Vitamin supplements containing antioxidants are an effective – and cost effective – way of halting the progression of degenerative eye disease.

13 September, 2017

Processing can make plant-based foods less healthy

A fascinating new study shows how processing methods, such as finely grinding almonds to make a flour additive, can potentially turn a healthy food into an less healthy one.

11 September, 2017

Daily avocado supports eye health and more

An avocado a day – containing not only lutein but the fats that help the body absorb it – could help keep the eye doctor away, according to new data.

6 September, 2017

Free school fruit and veg contaminated with pesticides

A new report has found resides from over 100 different pesticides on the free fruit and vegetables supplied to English schools by the Department of Health.

5 September, 2017

No heart risk from higher fat diets – major study

A large international study has shown that a diet higher in fat and lower in carbohydrates is likely to reduce the risk of early death and in particular can be heart protective.

4 September, 2017

Mindfulness can help heavy drinkers cut back

Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers of alcohol curb their tendency to respond reflexively to the urge to drink.

25 August, 2017

Unique ‘sugars’ in breastmilk help babies fight disease

Human breastmilk contains unique sugars which, scientists have discovered, have potent antimicrobial properties against bacteria that can harm infants.

25 August, 2017