Maternal B12 deficiency may increase child’s risk of type 2 diabetes

By University of Warwick | November 7, 2016 B12 deficiency during pregnancy may predispose children to metabolic problems such as type 2 diabetes, according to research presented at the Society for Endocrinology's annual Conference in Brighton. These findings could lead to a review of current vitamin B12 requirements for pregnant women, whether through an improved…
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Mum’s unhealthy diet may harm 3 generations

By WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS | June 20th, 2016 Mums who eat high-fat, high-sugar diets may be putting future generations at risk for metabolic problems, even when their offspring eat healthy diets, a new study with mice suggests. “More than two-thirds of reproductive-age women in the United States are overweight or obese.” While other…
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Oral Vitamin C reduces anxiety in high school students

We see children in clinic for many different health conditions, but anxiety it seems, is increasingly affecting school aged children. From bullying to NAPLAN tests, there can be a variety of reasons children feel anxious at school and this affects them, not only academically, but socially as well. Studies have shown anxiety in students can…
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