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more fish during pregnancy
2014-06-11 06:35:18

A decade after first advising pregnant and breast-feeding women to avoid most types of seafood, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now encouraging those individuals to eat more fish – provided it is low in mercury.

2014-06-10 23:13:19

In the United States, it is uncommon to see children breastfed past infancy, but certainly there are families in our culture who embrace full-term breastfeeding.

2014-05-31 23:06:44

SurThrival Colostrum reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this product from cows that promises to provide people with health benefits such

New Research Shows Fluoridating Water Does Not Lower IQ
2014-05-19 03:18:04

New University of Otago research out of the world-renowned Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study does not support claims that fluoridating water adversely affects children’s mental development and adult IQ.

Breastfeeding Stimulates Beneficial Gut Bacteria Growth In Newborns
2014-05-08 09:53:05

Previous research has linked being raised on breast milk to lower prevalence of obesity, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease later in life and a newly published study indicated that this positive effect could be due to breastmilk’s promotion of beneficial bacteria in the gut.

2014-05-08 08:31:15

CR releases most comprehensive info ever on C-section rates for individual U.S.

2014-05-07 23:09:56

Mississippi’s Memorial Hospital in Gulfport ready to accept additional breastmilk donations from healthy, lactating mothers who want to help feed premature, medically fragile infants.

2014-05-07 09:46:25

Low-income and minority communities and people participating in food assistance programs are more likely to consume fewer fruits and vegetables, depriving them of the health benefits of those foods.

2014-05-07 09:35:41

Turning the TV off during mealtimes to help prevent childhood obesity may need to start even before a child is born.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.