Monday, November 25, 2019

Nutritional Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

Foods great for pregnant women include whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and dairy products. Pregnant women should try to avoid caffeine, unpasteurized food, alcohol, raw meat, and certain types of fish that could be high in mercury. Mercury contamination can severely harm unborn babies. Choline is beneficial for the brain development of a fetus. Great sources of choline include egg yolks, legumes, poultry, cruciferous vegetables, and nuts. See the article for more nutritional information! Story via Cari Nierenberg - Live Science Contributor

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Start-up which improves IVF success rates wins tech prize from European Rabbis

An Israeli start-up, Embryonics, won the top tech prize from a group of European Rabbis. Embryonics improves IVF odds by using big data and artificial intelligence to monitor and select embryos.

Story via Jewish News

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Low Birth Weight Linked to Cardiovascular Risk Later in Life

Researchers at the University of West Virginia conducted a study and found that low birth weight of a baby can lead to cardiovascular issues later in life. However, people with low birth weight can be proactive about their heath from childhood to adulthood. Also, it might be helpful to avoid risky behavior like smoking.

Story via Patrick Campbell