WNSC Publications

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2019 Issue 2

  • Bovine milk oligosaccharides (BMOs) – An upcoming novel functional ingredient
  • Consuming fish during pregnancy – Opportunities and risks
  • Shaping the gut microbiota within the “window of opportunity”

Healthy Eating Tips Card (Sugars) (NEW!)

  • How much fats should we eat and how to reduce unhealthy fat intake?

Healthy Eating Tips Card (Salt) (NEW!)

  • How much fats should we eat and how to reduce unhealthy fat intake?

Healthy Eating Tips Card (Caffeine) (NEW!)

  • How much fats should we eat and how to reduce unhealthy fat intake?

WNSC Hong Kong Infographic (NEW!)

  • An overview on the components and dysfunction of the gut barrier

Learning Corner

Interview with Dr. Jose Hurtado – The emerging science behind the role of the microbiota in mastitis (NEW!)

  • The microbial etiology of mastitis and its effects on human milk
  • The role of probiotics in the prevention of mastitis
     

Expert interview with Dr. Marco Ho – The forefront of allergy prevention in the Hong Kong paediatric population

  • Trends in food allergies in Hong Kong children
  • The latest science in the field of allergy prevention and treatment
     

The 8th Annual Wyeth Nutrition Science Center Global Summit Video Highlights

  • Phospholipids and HMOs in brain development and executive function
  • The gut:brain axis
     

Nutrition A to Z Series

  • A new series covering a range of nutrition topics from alpha-lactalbumin to zinc

Science Updates

Literature Library (NEW!)

  • Review on the role of two human milk oligosaccharide, 2’-fucosyllactose and lacto-N-neotetraose, in infant nutrition
  • Effects on the gut microbiota and immune response after probiotic supplementation among pregnant women

Guideline Summary

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines on allergy prevention in infants and children

Hot Science (NEW!)

  • Sphingomyelin in brain and cognitive development: preliminary data

Resources

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. 

Growth Charts

The WHO Child Growth Standards were developed using data collected in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS)1.

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