Poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production, research shows

New research from UC shows that poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production. The study was published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. We wanted to see if we could understand what stands out as different in these moms. So, we conducted a case control study to see why, despite their … Read more

The delicious, healthy and nutritious family meals you can make with cans of food costing £1 or less

With the rising cost of living, it’s becoming increasingly expensive to eat healthily. As part of an occasional new series, Good Health asked dietitian Dr Sarah Schenker to create a series of wholesome, inexpensive meals using a selection of cheap store-cupboard staples, this week starting with cans. ‘You can slash the cost of any meal … Read more

Does obesity have more to do with the brain than we initially thought?

Share on PinterestObesity is a complex disease that may have environmental and genetic factors involved. ALFRED PASIEKA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images Obesity is a risk factor for a number of leading causes of preventable, premature death. One-fifth of children in the United States are considered obese. New research in mice has shown that environmental and nutritional … Read more

Good nutrition incomplete sans components like vitamins, minerals: Details

Good nutrition is incomplete without components like vitamins and minerals, that are needed in smaller quantities than carbs, protein and fats, but they’re what keep the human body functioning optimally. Think of them as the small nuts and bolts of a machine, that have a crucial role to play. For most, these essential nutrients usually … Read more