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Childhood obesity plan – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on October 20th, 2015.

A wide-ranging series of initiatives designed to tackle childhood obesity was unveiled by the Government yesterday afternoon. The package is made up of 22 initiatives, which are either new or an expansion of existing programmes. The focus is on food, the environment and being active at each life stage, starting during pregnancy and early childhood. […]

Fish oil during pregnancy – benefits questioned

Dacia Herbulock posted in on October 20th, 2010.

New research led by the University of Adelaide challenges advice that pregnant women should increase their intake of fish oil. The study, published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that consumption of fish oil during pregnancy did not decrease post-natal depression or improve cognitive and language development in offspring during […]

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