birth defects

Less Birth Defects in the World: FASD Prevention and Intervention

September 11, 2013

There is no safe level of alcohol consumption for pregnant women. Philip May, PhD, a research professor with the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, makes that statement with authority because he is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders […]

Nutrition in pregnancy: the argument for including a source of choline

April 07, 2013

Nutrition in pregnancy: the argument for including a source of choline April 2013. International Journal of Women’s Health. April 2013. Zeisel, SH. Nutrition Research Institute at Kannapolis, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Abstract Women, during pregnancy and lactation, should eat foods that contain adequate amounts of choline. A mother delivers […]