Increased levels of the protective macular pigment in the fovea of the eye are shown to be positively associated with increased blood serum of lutein, zeaxanthin and DHA in a new human study (1)
Obesity rates have nearly doubled since the early 80s and much has been speculated about the possible reasons for this rapid increase.
Good Nutrition: Perspectives for the 21st Century is a new book to provide the latest perspectives on the nutrition challenges that are now common to all societies worldwide.
In a new study, a group of low to middle income mothers (n=1,094) in Cuernavaca, Mexico who were supplemented with 400 mg of algal DHA omega-3 during the last half of pregnancy had children with higher scores on a test of cognitive function that measured sustained attention.
The quality of nutrition during the first 1,000 days - the period between conception and the child’s second birthday – are crucial for health and development along the life cycle.