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Scientists have discovered new compounds that may explain whole grain health benefits, reports a new study led by the University of Eastern Finland. A high intake of whole grains increased the levels of betaine compounds in the body which, in turn, was associated with improved glucose metabolism, among other things. The findings shed new light on the cell level effects of a whole grain-rich diet, and can help in the development of increasingly healthy food products.

A new study published in Public Health Nutrition examines the potential effects of Brexit on the 'Sugar Tax' and coronary heart disease (CHD) in England.

New national child measurement programme (NCMP) data provides the most comprehensive picture of the state of childhood obesity in England.

In a study of postmenopausal women, participants who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest that weight loss may help lower postmenopausal women's breast cancer risk.

High levels of anxiety, feelings of guilt and loneliness leave some new parents feeling overwhelmed. New data from leading child health and nutrition experts the Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF) highlights the vital role GPs can play in supporting parents through that important first year.

An unknown proportion of adults and children with coeliac disease are offered an annual review. Within the NHS it will depend on where they live, and what it consists of varies greatly.

New research* finds that family and friends are grappling with a range of challenges as they help older and disabled loved ones to stay well-nourished and hydrated.

Vitamin D supplements may promote weight loss and reduce risk factors for future heart and metabolic disease in overweight and obese children, according to research presented at the 57th Annual European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Meeting, in September 2018. These findings indicate that simple vitamin D supplementation may be part of an effective strategy to tackle childhood obesity and reduce the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, in adulthood.

Scientists at the University of Roehampton are seeking an ONS manufacturer to provide a suitable ONS for a randomised controlled trial of nutritional support for recovering substance use disorder (SUD) sufferers.

No need to avoid in kids with asthma, cystic fibrosis, or common cold, says expert.

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