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Eggs and your diet: Dr Joe Kosterich

Transcript There are a lot of myths in medicine and arguably even more in nutrition, so today let’s bust one. […]
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Diet and nutrition during cancer: Dr Andrew Dean

Dr Andrew Dean, Director of the Cancer Editorial Advisory Board, talks about the importance and the intricacies of keeping a balanced diet […]
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Anaemia video: Dr Joe

Tiredness is one of the most common reasons to go see a doctor, and one of the more common reasons […]
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Breastfeeding

Transcript It’s often said that nature works in mysterious ways and sometimes it’s really not that mysterious at all. Hi, […]
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Nutrition and Dental Health

What we eat is one of the most important influences on the health of our teeth. Acidic and sugary foods promote tooth decay and erode the enamel which protects teeth, whereas dairy and other calcium rich foods help prevent tooth decay. Nutrition for dental health is always...
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Coeliac Disease (Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy, Coeliac Sprue): Overview

Coeliac disease is an inflammatory condition which affects the small bowel when gluten is consumed. It causes numerous symptoms including diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain and bloating. Treatment for coeliac disease is a gluten-free diet. Learn more about the disease...
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Caffeine consumption in children and teens

Introduction Prevalence of caffeine consumption Which foods and beverages provide children and teens with caffeine? How much caffeine do children […]
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Caffeine: Overview

Caffeine is a naturally occurring stimulant drug that is legally available (even to kids!) around the world. Many people drink caffeine, but it affects the mind and body, and consuming too much caffeine can have negative health consequences, especially for children and during...
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Vitamins and minerals: What’s needed during pregnancy

To avoid poor nutrition, pregnant women must consume a range micronutrients, to maintain specific body functions. Micronutrient supplements may be necessary for women who are unable to meet their demands for particular micronutrients from their diet.
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Nutrition in Pregnancy

What a woman eats during pregnancy influences the health of both mother and baby. Eating healthy foods in the recommended quantities is a recipe for a healthy pregnancy but pregnancy symptoms like morning sickness may interfere with good nutrition. Some foods and alcohol need to...