children's nutrition

17 Sep 2019
--- In the spirit of Hunger Action Month, Conagra Brands Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual Nourish Our Community grant program. The foundation has awarded a total of US$350,000 to 23 local US nonprofit... Read More
16 Sep 2019
--- China Mengniu Dairy has entered into an agreement to acquire organic infant formula producer Bellamy’s Australia for US$1 billion. The proposed acquisition will enable China Mengniu – China’s second-largest... Read More
16 Sep 2019
--- Fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has given up on offering healthy fast food options across its UK locations, as “no one is buying them,” according to a KFC senior executive. In an effort to boost... Read More
13 Sep 2019
--- Despite meat-alternatives benefiting from a health halo relating to various claims including gluten-free, organic and vegan, they are often highly processed and packed with salt. This is according to a new Australian report... Read More
10 Sep 2019
--- Despite cutting-edge advancements in pediatric nutrition, lengthy regulatory processes are slowing down their arrival on the market. For this reason, product development that leverages attributes of existing ingredients,... Read More
10 Sep 2019
--- A tax on high sugar snacks, such as cookies, cakes, chocolates and candy, might be more effective at reducing obesity levels than a sugary drink tax. This is according to a UK study published in the British Medical Journal... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- The right investment in nutrition-directed initiatives could save 3.7 million lives by 2025, according to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations (UN). Health services must integrate... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- Assembling a formula-fed infant’s microbiota is still an area that warrants more research, but a new study has pinpointed the key proteins that deliver human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) to nourish important... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- The Scottish government is moving to become one of the first nations to propose restrictions to limit the promotion and marketing of food and drinks high in fat, sugar or salt (HFSS), at a national scale. The proposal will... Read More
03 Sep 2019
--- Arla Foods Ingredients has obtained Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) approval relating to its use of alpha-lactalbumin in infant formula. Alpha-lactalbumin is rich in essential amino acids and the most abundant protein in... Read More
29 Aug 2019
--- As the summer season draws to a close, children around the world prepare to go back to school. Among the preparations, and beyond pencils and notebooks, healthy meals and snacking at school are a parent’s proverbial... Read More
27 Aug 2019
--- Millions of UK schoolchildren could soon be feeling the effects of a no-deal Brexit through their school lunches, according to an open letter signed by over 30 children’s health and wellbeing professionals, campaigners... Read More
23 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is expanding into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of Persona, a personalized vitamin business founded in 2017. Persona will operate under NHSc’s USA-based Atrium... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- Fluoride exposure during pregnancy is associated with lower IQ scores in children aged 3 to 4 years in a prospective birth cohort study published in JAMA Pediatrics, a medical journal of the American Medical Association.... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- Children with celiac disease predisposition are more likely to have the disease if they consume large amounts of gluten, according to a new study published in JAMA. While the study is observational and cannot prove... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Whether a child is born by vaginal delivery or Caesarian section has a major influence on shaping the microbiome, proposes new research in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. The maturation of skin microbial... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Patients with Parkinson’s disease were found to have significantly lower levels of vitamin D in their blood in a study published in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavia. The study, which evaluated 182... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- Both lactic acid bacteria and gut bacteria contribute to the health benefits of rye, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Gut microbes seem to play an important role in turning rye’s... Read More
29 Jul 2019
--- Supermarket layouts, pricing strategies and shopping environments are worsening the obesity epidemic. This is according to UK research published by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and weight-loss organization... Read More
29 Jul 2019
--- Common dietary recommendations from hospitals and infant formula manufacturers for introducing solid foods to infants could raise the risk of overfeeding or underfeeding. This is according to a computer modeling study funded... Read More