Getting people to talk about low cholesterol recipes at tea parties this week may be one way to tackle heart disease by making people aware of what they need to do to lower their cholesterol levels says Heart UK.
As part of BAPEN's focus on quality improvement the charitable association has mapped out the work that needs to be undertaken to develop an integrated nutritional care strategy aiming to ensure that good nutritional care is as high profile and successful as 'cancer care' and dementia services and covers the whole community.
Families with children under three need better practical support if they are to encourage positive feeding habits from an early age, cautions an influential group of experts on childhood nutrition and development.
A dietary supplement containing an amino acid and antioxidant vitamins, given to pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia, can reduce the occurrence of the disease, finds a study published on bmj.com.
Babies who are breastfed are far less likely to become children with behaviour problems by the time they reach the age of five than those who receive formula milk, according to research by a team that included University of York academics.