We need to speak about Iodine

Dietary guidance and information in pregnancy – where does iodine stand? By Maira Bouga, PhD candidate and  Emilie Combet, Senior Lecturer in Nutrition   Iodine is an important nutrient, especially during pregnancy – however, very few women have ever heard of it. In fact, it is very rarely mentioned during antenatal care, despite its important […]

Non-alcoholic fatty liver – a new marker to understand and spot the disease

A blood test to diagnose fatty liver by Emilie Combet, Antonis Vlassopoulos and Susana Palma-Duran    More than half of the world population is currently suffering from overweight or obesity. The majority of these people, including adults and children, may develop fat accumulation in the liver and gradually liver disease. Unfortunately, in most of the […]