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 (Oils) (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!)

  • The chat between neuronal cells via lipid metabolism
  • The synergy of choline and DHA on maternal and infant health
  • Carbohydrates in human milk and body composition of infants during the first year of life
  • Maternal physical activity during pregnancy and child body composition

Guideline Summary

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

Hot Science

  • Gut glutamate metabolism changes the gut microbiome of children with autism spectrum disorder

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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