WNSC Symposium Highlights

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International Conference Highlights

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Conferences and Seminars

It is important for healthcare professionals to keep up-to-date with new nutrition development. Please find inside a list of conferences and seminars for your information.
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Academic Activities

5 June 2018 – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour (NEW!)

  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing
    Neuroscience in Hong Kong primary care settings
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan
    Longitudinal evaluation of child brain development and behavior in Hong Kong
  • Professor Weili Lin
    The brain connectome: Mapping structural and function connectivity from infancy to early childhood

Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

Science Updates

Carbohydrates in human milk and body composition of infants during the first year of life (NEW!)

This study investigated relationships between the intake of human milk carbohydrates in the first year of life and infant body composition. Higher total carbohydrate concentrations, including human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), were associated with increased lean mass and reduced adiposity.

Maternal physical activity during pregnancy and child body composition (NEW!)

This article has found that physical activity in late pregnancy may have benefits for child body composition, including lower child fat mass and rate of change in fat mass. But vigorous physical activity may be necessary.

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Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

Picky Eating eBook

Practical tips to overcome picky eating behaviours by Kate Di Prima, an accredited practicing dietitian specializing in Paediatrics and a spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia.