nutrition

Pregnant women not following nutrition guidelines
Pregnant women not following nutrition guidelines September 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made a remarkable discovery: no pregnant women were found to be correctly following the Australian Dietary Guidelines on consumption of the “five food groups”, despite almost two-thirds of pregnant women believing they were ... Read More »

Growing greener kids
Growing greener kids August 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

In kitchens throughout Australia, many parents are worrying about their children’s diet. Temptation lurks everywhere in an unhealthy mix of readily available junk food and energy drinks, pernicious advertising and the siren call of sedentary activities. What can parents do ... Read More »

Australia beating UK in baby food battle
Australia beating UK in baby food battle August 13, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Aussie children are getting a better start than their UK cousins, with Australian first research finding that the majority of baby and toddler foods sold at our supermarkets are of a high nutritional quality. Senior author Professor Victoria Flood from ... Read More »

Early pregnancy weight control through healthy eating may prevent gestational diabetes
Early pregnancy weight control through healthy eating may prevent gestational diabetes July 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study published in the international journal Diabetes Care has found that obese women keeping their weight under control through healthy eating from early in pregnancy might prevent gestational diabetes. The purpose of the study was to look at ... Read More »

Call for participants in ‘baby brain’ study
Call for participants in ‘baby brain’ study June 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In a world-first study, researchers from the Reproductive Health Research Team at Deakin University aim to discover whether ‘baby brain’ plays a part in excessive weight gain during pregnancy. Blamed for everything from forgetfulness to food cravings, ‘baby brain’ refers ... Read More »

Mediterranean diet could reduce risks during pregnancy
Mediterranean diet could reduce risks during pregnancy June 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet in the years before becoming pregnant could face a significantly reduced risk of developing hypertensive disorders during pregnancy, new research from The University of Queensland (UQ) suggests. UQ School of Public Health researchers found ... Read More »

Fussy Eaters: Children and Food
Fussy Eaters: Children and Food May 28, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Choice is a great thing, but it has its downsides as well. Dr Joe Kosterich talks about fussy eating in children, including what causes it, how to deal with it, and why it’s important to make sure your child ... Read More »

Growing healthy students
Growing healthy students May 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

School gardens can have a positive effect on children’s health, as well as the environment, joint research from Australian Catholic University and the University of Texas has found. Researchers discovered that children who are involved with school gardens eat more ... Read More »

Decline in heart health can start in childhood
Decline in heart health can start in childhood April 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Heart health, which is optimal for most at birth, can decline substantially with unhealthy childhood behaviours, according to research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. “Our findings indicate that, in general, children start with pretty ... Read More »

Don’t let sweet treats leave a sour taste this Easter
Don’t let sweet treats leave a sour taste this Easter April 6, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Waking to a chocolate egg or two on Easter Sunday is a pleasure most children look forward to, but parents are advised to be moderate and not shower kids with a mountain of chocolate they will be eating for weeks ... Read More »







 
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