children's nutrition

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
14 Mar 2019
--- Spanish biotech company Biosearch Life has launched a €2.3 million initiative, coined the Gesta Health R&D project: Towards healthier gestation and lactation through modulation of the microbiota in women. The... Read More
13 Mar 2019
--- The multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Poona that has affected 32 young children in France, Belgium and Luxembourg, has been found to have a common food source – infant formula. This is according to a new European... Read More
12 Mar 2019
--- Vitamin D may help prevent asthma symptoms in obese children living in high air pollution environments. This is according to a new study from John Hopkins University School of Medicine, published in The Journal of Allergy... Read More
05 Mar 2019
--- Children’s meals in several popular UK restaurant chains contain “astonishingly high” amounts of salt, according to a nationwide product survey endorsed by lobby group Action on Salt. The survey findings... Read More
26 Feb 2019
--- Daily supplementation of 600mg of DHA omega 3 fatty acid during pregnancy can help prevent the development of high blood pressure in obese or overweight offspring in early childhood. This is according to research from the... Read More
14 Feb 2019
--- Children who ate lunch for a period of three to five years scored 18 percent higher in reading test scores and 9 percent higher in math test scores than those with less than a year of school lunches. This is according to a... Read More
12 Feb 2019
--- For women in resource-poor settings, taking a daily nutritional supplement before conception or in early pregnancy may provide enough of a boost to improve growth of the fetus, according to a study funded by the US National... Read More
08 Feb 2019
--- German dairy cooperative DMK yesterday inaugurated a new plant in Strückhausen, Germany. Featuring cutting-edge technology, DMK reports the facility will be used solely for the production of infant nutrition, such as... Read More
06 Feb 2019
--- Jennewein Biotechnologie, which specializes in the research and manufacture of human milk oligosaccharides (HMO), and Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group (Yili Group), China’s leading dairy company, have signed a... Read More
04 Feb 2019
--- Researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have developed a new nano-encapsulation technology that optimizes the absorption of DHA. The researchers used Zein – an edible corn protein – to mimic... Read More
31 Jan 2019
--- Nestlé has acquired a novel technology that will enable it to address iron deficiency, one of the world’s most widespread nutritional deficiencies. The technology, FERRI PRO, was developed to address nutritional... Read More
23 Jan 2019
--- A diet low in free sugars – those added to foods and beverages and occurring naturally in fruit juices – resulted in significant improvements in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adolescent boys. This... Read More
22 Jan 2019
--- Nestlé has inaugurated its first Research and Development Centre in Ireland at its existing manufacturing facility in Limerick, marking the completion of a three-year building program with a capital investment of... Read More
15 Jan 2019
--- Of the US$1.1 billion spent on advertising to black and Hispanic teens – via Spanish-language and black-targeted TV programming – over 80 percent was channeled to adverts for fast food restaurants and by food and... Read More