Preterm birth (before 37 weeks) and early preterm birth (before 34 weeks) appear to be reduced in women receiving omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids either as supplementation or dietary addition plus possibly a reduced risk of perinatal death, neonatal care admission, and low birth weight babies but possibly a small increased risk of large for gestational age babies

In November 2018 researchers from Australia published their review of the medical scientific literature to assess the effect of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, either as a supplement or … Read more

Dietary exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls through the consumption of fish appears to be associated with an increased risk of heart failure in both women and men whilst an intake of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids is associated with a reduced risk

In May 2019 researchers from Sweden published the results of their study to assess the association between dietary exposure of polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of heart failure, taking into consideration … Read more

Researchers recommend that pregnant women who are underweight, overweight or obese, have gestational diabetes mellitus or diabetes mellitus and those who choose vegan/vegetarian diets should be nutritionally supported to achieve a higher quality diet during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding

In November 2019 researchers from Greece published their review on the role of fatty acids and carnitine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The researchers stated that carnitine had a part to … Read more

The Early Nutrition Project have published updated recommendations for optimized nutrition before and during pregnancy, during breastfeeding, infancy and toddlerhood which should contribute to the prevention of obesity and associated non-communicable diseases

In February 2019 researchers from Germany, UK, Poland, The Netherlands and Australia who were part of the The Early Nutrition Project published their review of the medical scientific literature and … Read more