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Improved WIC nutrition reduces obesity risk among young kids, study says – FoodNavigator-USA.com

Researchers from Tulane and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health worked with Los Angeles-based PHFE WIC, a program of Heluna Health, to examine health and population data from more than 180,000 children served by the WIC program in Los Angeles County where over half of all children under the age of five are enrolled… Read More »

Babies should be introduced to allergenic foods in first 4-8 months, Turkish expert says

Parents should introduce their newborns with common allergenic foods within the first 4-8 months and expose them to potential allergy triggers early on in life so they don’t develop an allergy toward those foods later on, a Turkish expert has said. Professor Doctor Bülent Şekerel, chairman of the Turkish National Allergy and Clinic Immunology Foundation,… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »