WNSC Publications

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 2 (NEW!)

  • Organic food – An alternative food choice using natural substances, respecting environmental protection and animal welfare
  • Evolving nutrition of human milk – The macronutrient perspective
  • Clues to Alzheimer’s risk in early life
  • Vitamin D – A modifiable risk factor for cardiometabolic diseases?

Info Card 2017 Issue 2 – Gut Microbiota Fact Sheet (NEW!)

  • A fact sheet on the physiological importance of the gut microbiota and influencing factors that impact on its composition

Learning Corner

The World of Myelination in Child Development (NEW!)

  • Early life brain development consists of different stages, one of which is myelination, a fundamental neurodevelopmental process that facilitates communication in the nervous system. Sphingomyelin (SM) is one of the nutrients which may support this process and contribute to child development.

Wyeth Nutrition Global Summit 2015 Video – Prof. Magnus Domellöf

  • Early nutrition and the impact on long-term outcomes

Wyeth Nutrition Global Summit 2015 Video – Prof. Berthold Koletzko

  • Long-term effects of early nutrition on brain development and function

Academic Activities

06 December 2016 – The interplay between nutrigenetics and cognition, and neuroimaging to understand the developing brain (NEW!)

  • Professor Pek‐Lan Khong
    The Baby Connectome Project: The future of neuroimaging to map the perinatal and neonatal brain
  • Carol L Cheatham, Ph.D.
    A new era in understanding how nutrigenetics and nutrients shape cognitive development

The 28th International Congress of Pediatrics (IPA) (NEW!)

17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada

Science Updates

Literature Library (NEW!)

  • Growth and morbidity of infants are influenced by maternal milk oligosaccharides and infant gut microbiota
  • Emerging research on the gut microbiome and bone health
  • Growth of infants fed formula with evolving nutrition composition


CNAG vitamin D and calcium intake calculator (NEW!)

  • An interactive tool developed for parents to calculate daily vitamin D and calcium intake of their child

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. 

Meeting Schedule