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kids’ health

B-vitamin beating kids’ cancer

By | June 8th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A Canadian research team has shown that folic acid food fortification has resulted in a 60% reduction in neuroblastoma, a deadly childhood cancer. “Our research indicates that this is the first pediatric cancer that can be prevented through maternal diet,” said Dr Gideon Koren, director of the Hospital for Sick Children’s Motherisk Program. “The role [...]

EFAs give boost to kids’ brains

By | June 7th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Attention all moms-to-be: Did you know that supplementing with essential fatty acids (EFAs) during the last trimester of pregnancy can increase your child’s IQ? At the Institute for Nutrition Research at the University of Oslo in Norway, a study with 262 pregnant women found that supplementing with cod liver oil during the last trimester could [...]