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Nutrition and brain flexibility: learnings from the baby connectome project

Professor Weili Lin, Director of the Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Clues in Otago research as to changes in babies’ brain formation in obese mothers (NEW!)

University of Otago researchers have discovered a clue as to why there are changes in the way babies' brains are formed in mothers who are obese during pregnancy, which can potentially lead to an...

Babies' brain development may not depend on sleeping through the night (NEW!)

Infants who don’t sleep through the night don’t seem to be at higher risk for cognitive or motor development problems, a Canadian study suggests.

Regular omega-3 intake during pregnancy could boost baby brain and vision

Women could enhance the development of their unborn child's eyesight and brain function by regularly eating omega-3 rich fatty fish during pregnancy, say researchers from Finland. 

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Can high vitamin C intake decrease the chances of developing gestational blood sugar issues? (NEW!)

Research in China found that pregnant women who had higher dietary vitamin C consumption also had lower odds of developing gestational diabetes.

Baby-led weaning or spoon feeding? The difference it makes to your child's eating habits is actually very small (NEW!)

When it comes to avoiding picky eating and meal time tantrums, parents are usually ready to try any method that promises their child will become a better and less fussy eater. This is in part why...


The Learning Lead

Early Life Nutrition May Influence Developmental Myelination and Cognition

Previous studies have shown both the differences in myelination between exclusively breastfed and exclusively formula-fed infants. This  milestone publication also looks at how the varying...

The Learning Lead - Volume 5, Issue 1 2017 - The Effect of Myelin-Relevant Nutrients on Brain Myelination and Cognitive Development (NEW!)

The association between brain development and nutrition has been gaining attention due to emerging evidence on the detrimental effect of nutritional deficiencies on cognitive functioning in infants.

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