News Articles Featuring Project Viva Findings!
- Eating Fish, Breast-Feeding Boost Infant Development
The Washington Post, 29 September 2008
- Latest School of Thought on Fish: Eat Up!
The Washington Post, 16 September 2008
- Benefits of fish may outweigh risks for pregnant women
The Boston Globe, 15 September 2008
- Infant Sleep
Project Viva found that the more sleep infants got, the less likely they were to be overweight at age 3. Infants who got less than 12 hours of sleep a day had twice the risk of overweight, compared to those infants who slept more. Viva investigators recommend children can get a good night sleep by not having a TV in their bedroom and by not drinking caffeinated beverages.
- Patterns: Heavy Burden for Infants Who Lack Sleep
The New York Times, 8 April 2008
- How Not to Get Baby to Sleep
Time, 8 April 2008
- Babies gain weight with less sleep
USA Today, 4 April 2008
- Fish consumption during pregnancy and child cognition at age 3
There has long been speculation about the supposed dangers of fish, especially to women. However, the hundreds of mother-child pairs studied in Project Viva found that women who ate more than 2 weekly servings of fish during their second trimester delivered children with the highest scores on cognitive tests at age 3.
- Study: Pregnant women who eat more fish, including canned tuna, have smarter children
The Center for Consumer Freedom, 25 March 2008
- Mercury Rising? - Conflicting reports over contaminants in fish have left many pregnant women reeling. Here’s the bottom line
FitPregnancy, December/January 2008