Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 22 June 2016 The importance of nutrients in your childs early age By studying brain scans of children from their pre-school years to adolescence, a group of US scientists has confirmed the importance of nurturing during the early years of a child’s development. Kids whose mothers were nurturing them during the pre-school phase, were found to have more robust growth in the hippocampus, the part of the brain linked to learning, memory and stress responses, when compared to their peers with less supportive moms or ones who only concentrated on nurturing during the later childhood period. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle Should you sleep with a tampon in overnight? Medical Walking linked to lower heart failure in older women Medical Lactose intolerant? Here are a few alternatives to dairy Medical ‘I’m four years old and I have cancer’ Medical Exercise doesn't affect timing of menopause Medical What should you do about that persistent cough? From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Looking younger » Can maple leaves help you look younger? New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger. Killer foods » Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer' Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.