Do Not Ditch All Fish While Pregnant

Many woman may not know is that eating fish during pregnancy may actually confer some very big benefits for their baby- and studies have been done to prove it. ... read more »

How to Avoid Pregnancy Weight Gain – Excessive Weight Gain

The common misconception of 'eating for two' can lead a woman to excess weight gain. Pregnant women can easily avoid pregnancy weight gain in excess by choosing healthy foods that are good for baby and mom. ... read more »

Proper Pregnancy Nutrition

Pregnant women used to be told to eat for two during pregnancy. But eating for the baby is much more involved than simply eating more food. ... read more »

Hazelnut Oil: A New Source for Healthy Formula Fats

A mother's breast milk is perfect in every way and can provide all the nutrition her baby needs for more than a year. When a new mother cannot or chooses not to breastfeed, infant formula is the alternative. ... read more »

Why Certain Fats are Better Than Others

For many years, adding fat in our diets has gotten a bad rap.  While it is true that eating an overabundance of fatty foods is a major cause of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and more, recent research sheds a new light of the whole fat picture. ... read more »

Breast Milk, Fatty Acids and Maternal Smoking

Based on evidence collected by researchers at the Medical University of Gdansk, maternal smoking affects the fatty acid profile of breast milk. The results of the study were published in the journal Acta Paediatrica. ... read more »

Eating Seafood During Pregnancy May Reduce Anxiety

Low-mercury fish are a good source of omega fatty acids like DHA, but high-mercury fish should be avoided during pregnancy. According to researchers from Bristol University in the United Kingdom, low-mercury seafood offers more than omega fatty acids. ... read more »

Fatty Acids Vital to Fetal Development

Biologists have long debated why different tissues grow in the right locations in a developing embryo. A new study reveals the important role polyunsaturated fatty acids play in this process.  ... read more »

LTB4 and 5-LO Levels in Pregnancy

Researchers from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Qilu Hospital of Shandong University recently published a study on LTB4 and 5-LO levels throughout pregnancy. ... read more »

The Best Type of Fiber for Reducing Diabetes Risk

When it comes to diabetes prevention, fiber is a key ingredient in keeping blood sugars within a healthy range. ... read more »

Nutrition During Pregnancy Can Affect Child’s Autism Risk

How a particular type of fat consumed during pregnancy can affect a child's autism risk. ... read more »

Fatty Acids May Improve ART Outcomes

The role of fatty acids in cardiovascular and overall health is well-established with supportive clinical research, but not everything is known about the vast roles these healthy fats play in the human body. ... read more »

Meal-Prep Do’s and Don’ts During Pregnancy

Simple yet often overlooked food preparation steps that make a big nutrition difference. ... read more »

Pregnancy Nutrition: Eat Your DHA!

Research finds a new reason why adequate DHA intake is important during pregnancy. ... read more »

Nutritious Fats in Mom's Diet May Minimize Autism Risk

Recent study findings published in the June 27 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology, however, suggests a modest intake of certain "healthy" fats may be beneficial to the baby's brain development during the last stage of pregnancy. ... read more »

Omega 3 Fatty Acids While Pregnant

What are Omega-3 Fatty Acids? ... read more »

Serum Albumin During Pregnancy

Albumin is a general term referring to water-soluble proteins found in blood. Serum albumin accounts for about 60% of plasma proteins found in human blood. ... read more »

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Pregnancy

Omega-3 fatty acid are essential supplements during pregnancy. They have been shown to support the development of your baby's brain, eyes, heart amongst other benefits. ... read more »

Does Your Child Need More Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids?

I love to cook fatty foods and bake sweets. It runs in my family, and all the recipes I learned first were the ones my mom learned from my grandma and great grandma. However, my grandmothers were not known for cooking the healthiest foods. ... read more »