children's nutrition

21 May 2019
--- BASF and Glycosyn have signed a partnership agreement for the development and commercialization of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) for broad use in dietary supplements, functional nutrition and medical food. The strategic... Read More
13 May 2019
--- A high-fat diet may contribute to the impairment of the gut barrier during pregnancy, which can lead to metabolic shifts and impede fetal development, according to a new mouse study published in The Journal of Physiology.... Read More
10 May 2019
--- The new nutrition division of dairy cooperative Laïta, ESI Nutrition, has received approval from the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACG) to produce powdered infant formula... Read More
09 May 2019
--- Affirming statements like “eat your lentils if you want to grow bigger and run faster,” are more effective at encouraging children to choose healthy foods than presenting food repeatedly without conversation.... Read More
08 May 2019
--- US families with young children who experienced a reduction or cut off in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, due to increased income, are more likely to experience food insecurity and report poor... Read More
06 May 2019
--- Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for the first six months of life, by the standards of The World Health Organization (WHO) and American Academy of Pediatrics. However, high rates of early introduction of infant formula... Read More
02 May 2019
--- The role of diet beverages in weight management has long stirred controversy, and a new George Washington University, US, study suggests that their consumption by children and teens may lead to a higher overall intake of... Read More
01 May 2019
--- Together with developers at Google, Nestlé India has launched the country’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistant – Nestlé India Nutrition Assistant (NINA) – as part of the... Read More
01 May 2019
--- Daily consumption of chicory root fiber can keep the level of bifidobacteria higher and more stable in children aged three to six years old during antibiotic treatment. This is according to a study conducted by Professor... Read More
30 Apr 2019
--- Danone North America has awarded US$25,000 scholarships each to two graduate students from the University of California Davis and the University of Chicago, in the US, which will fund investigations into the study of... Read More
29 Apr 2019
--- Obesity may increase the risk of developing anxiety and depression in children and adolescents. This is according to separate research from Sweden and the UK – both to be presented at this year’s European... Read More
26 Apr 2019
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has doubled down on its 2005 and 2017 decisions to allow the potentially hazardous chemical perchlorate to be added to dry food packaging. Perchlorate is present in plastics used to... Read More
25 Apr 2019
--- Balanced nutrition is essential for children’s healthy growth and development. Although a perfectly balanced diet should theoretically cover all needs, it may prove challenging for an average adult, let alone a child,... Read More
25 Apr 2019
--- Royal DSM has published the results of its latest Global Kids Usage and Attitude Study, which confirms that majority of mothers across the globe prioritize feeding their children nutritious meals, and are highly receptive to... Read More
18 Apr 2019
--- French company Luzerne Recherche Développement (L-RD) has released a new herbal ingredient that targets nutrition during pregnancy, as well as tackling malnutrition. Luzixine is a 100 percent natural extract of French... Read More
18 Apr 2019
--- Oral immunotherapy (OIT) is a safe method for treating peanut allergies in children as young as nine-months to five-years of age, according to a new study led by scientists and pediatric allergists at the University of... Read More
18 Apr 2019
--- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has suggested that the complementary feeding of infants should begin between 3-4 and 6 months. The panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) reviewed around 300... Read More
08 Apr 2019
--- Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) have been identified in amniotic fluid for the first time, meaning that fetuses are exposed to the compounds in utero. Previous research had found HMOs in maternal urine and blood during... Read More
26 Mar 2019
--- Danone has opened its new €240 million (US$271 million) Nutricia Cuijk production facility in the Netherlands. The plant will produce highly-specialized infant formula for health conditions such as allergies or... Read More
20 Mar 2019
--- Nutritionals manufacturer Revive Active has launched a supplement that targets the health and wellness of young adults. Zest Active is touted as promoting natural energy, brain function, recovery from exercise, as well as... Read More