children's nutrition

20 Jan 2020
--- “By kids for kids” is the inspirational force behind Kellogg’s newly created plant-based breakfast cereal, called WK Kellogg By Kids. With children themselves appointed as the taste-testers of the cereal... Read More
20 Jan 2020
--- In a highly controversial move, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced two proposals that would relax school food nutrition standards set out in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The plans include... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- Two recently published studies have highlighted the positive effects of US policy intervention for improving the dietary habits of children and adolescents. Under the auspices of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA)... Read More
15 Jan 2020
--- Jennewein Biotechnologie has filed a patent infringement suit with the regional court in Mannheim in Germany, against Nestlé Nutrition and its holding company Nestlé Deutschland. Nestlé offers its infant... Read More
06 Jan 2020
--- Children are nearly three times more likely to make a positive food choice after watching a child-oriented cooking television show that featured healthy offerings. This is according to a new study conducted by Dutch... Read More
02 Jan 2020
--- The Cargill Foundation has distributed US$10 million to US nonprofits, in 2019, to minimize the opportunity gap for low-income children and advance childhood nutrition. The funding focused around the Minneapolis and Saint... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- US Right to Know, a nonprofit consumer and public health group, has obtained two internal The Coca-Cola Company documents from 2013 and 2014, which reveal how the beverage giant intended to use public relations campaigns to... Read More
18 Dec 2019
--- The infant nutrition sector is rife with innovation, as industry continues to keep pace with new scientific findings. However, human milk continues to be the gold standard, with the gap between it and formula still sizeable.... Read More
17 Dec 2019
--- Milk protein hydrolysates can provide a key way to manage allergies and discomfort when breastfeeding is not possible. This is according to Arla Food Ingredients (AFI), who highlight clinical studies that have observed a... Read More
11 Dec 2019
--- New technology helps address the age-old issue of picky eating in children. Based on the evidence that children who are exposed to pictures of vegetables are more likely to eat them, the European Institute of Innovation and... Read More
10 Dec 2019
--- The majority of neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) participating in the Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium are unable to reliably and consistently monitor caloric intake delivered to infants at risk for growth... Read More
09 Dec 2019
--- Probiotics and prebiotics may impact the microbiome of male infants differently to female infants, according to a study in 28-day-old piglets. A team of researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Reading in the UK... Read More
05 Dec 2019
--- Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC) has unveiled a “next-generation” infant formula product at Fi Europe 2019, ongoing in Paris, France, this week. Betapol Plus, which received the Fi Europe 2019 Innovation Award for... Read More
03 Dec 2019
--- New research shows that supermarkets are not linked to obesity in children, but that they instead contribute to reducing child undernutrition. Hunger and undernutrition continue to pose significant societal problems in... Read More
03 Dec 2019
--- A University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus study has revealed that infant and toddler foods sold in pouches have lower nutritional value than foods sold in jars and other packaging. High levels of sugar were found in... Read More
02 Dec 2019
--- Advanced Lipids, a joint venture of AAK and Frutarom, is launching two new additions to its Infat range of ingredients for infant formula. Infat Pro offers higher levels of SN-2 palmitate, which are structured triglycerides... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- A new three-strain probiotic blend from Chr. Hansen may help support intestinal health and development in preterm babies. It has been shown to reduce the risk of Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) by 50 percent, notes the... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- The upcoming UK election could provide a key opportunity for the government to protect breastfeeding. This is according to a joint statement released by 15 organizations, including the Breastfeeding Network, the National... Read More
25 Nov 2019
--- Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has launched two maternal supplementation prototypes under the Smart Mama concept to support children’s cognitive development during pregnancy and lactation. A low-fat source of protein and... Read More
21 Nov 2019
--- The share of children and adolescents consuming sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and the calories they consume from them has declined dramatically between 2003 and 2014. This is according to a new study from the American... Read More