WNSC Publications

The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 5 – Issue 1 (2018) (NEW!)

  • Early life nutrition may influence developmental myelination and cognition

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 3  (NEW!)

  • Discovering bovine milk oligosaccharides (BMOs)
  • FDA review on the physiological effects of non-digestible carbohydrates
  • International Group B Strep Awareness Month
  • Hong Kong – City with the highest life expectancy in the world

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2018 Issue 3 (NEW!)

  • A summary of the latest science on gestational diabetes mellitus

WNSC Hong Kong Symposium Highlight (NEW!)

  • Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behavior

Learning Corner

Expert interview with Prof. Tam Wing Hung – Be alert: Nutritional status during pregnancy (NEW!)

  • Nutrient adequacy of pregnant women in Hong Kong
  • Practical tips to improve maternal nutrition

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs): magic bullets for optimal immune health (NEW!)

  • Exploring the roles of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) in gut mucosal and systemic immunity of breastfed infants

Food Group Exchange Tips Card (Meat) (NEW!)

  • How much meat should we eat and how much is one serving?

Food Group Exchange Tips Card (Vegetables) (NEW!)

  • How much vegetables should we eat and how much is one serving?

Science Updates

Hot Science (NEW!)

  • Changes in gut microbiota in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)
  • Infants are exposed to human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) already in utero

Literature Library (NEW!)

  • The importance of maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation
  • Brain iron content and cognitive development in childhood
  • Growth and body composition in children who are picky eaters
  • The association between gut microbiota in early life and future body mass index


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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