Disturbing EPA and DHA deficiency in small children in three different geographical locations in South Africa
Obesity rates have nearly doubled since the early 80s and much has been speculated about the possible reasons for this rapid increase.
Nutrition plays a pivotal role in healthy aging, including maintaining cognition.
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.
Despite the widespread knowledge of vitamin C deficiency, there is considerable variation in recommendations that differ more than two-fold depending on the country issuing the nutrition advice. Is it time these recommendations are increased?
I often get questions based on health and nutrition information found in my RealAge and YOU series books, so I am answering one that represents a common thread – what should we make of the contradictory media headlines about multi-vitamins. Are they beneficial or a waste of money?