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

Interview with Prof. Man Sau Wong – Maternal nutrition in Hong Kong

  • Nutrient adequacy among lactating women in Hong Kong
  • Nutritional characteristics of human milk

Interview with Prof. Clemens Kunz – New insights on the role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs)

  • Possible health benefits of HMOs in infants with high hereditary allergy risk
  • Potential role of HMOs in infant neurodevelopment

Interview with Dr. Alfred Tam - Allergy in infants and young children: The situation in Hong Kong

  • Special cases of childhood allergy with indefinite clinical symptoms
  • Complementary feeding - A window of opportunity for inducing tolerance

Interview with Carol L Cheatham, PhD – The clinical significance of maternal genetics on nutrient availability and child cognitive development: What advice can I give to my patients?

  • The role of the FADS2 gene on maternal DHA levels and its implications in child cognitive development
  • Recommended dietary interventions for mothers and children with polymorphisms in their FADS2 gene complex

Interview with Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta – Minimizing nutritional gaps in the continuum of maternal and child health

  • The impact of malnutrition on maternal and child health worldwide
  • Recommended dietary interventions to improve maternal and childhood nutrition

Interview with Professor Emeran Mayer – The microbiome-gut-brain interaction and its significance in obesity

  • The role of the microbiome-gut-brain axis in infant and childhood obesity
  • Recommended dietary interventions to modulate the gut microbiome for optimal weight management

Interview with Prof. Suzanne Ho – Nutrition for Midlife Women: Working towards Optimal Bone Health

  • Hormonal changes after menopause and their physiological effects
  • The roles of soy isoflavones in post-menopausal women’s health

Interview with Professor Hania Szajewska – Nutritional Management for Infants and Young Children with Gastrointestinal Infections and Disorders

  • Causes of gastrointestinal (GI) infections in infants and young children, and the role of dietary interventions as recommended by the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN)
  • Practical tips on the management of childhood GI infections

Interview with Dr. Susan Chung – Maternal Nutrition: When West Meets East

  • Maternal nutritional assessment and internal imbalances from traditional Chinese medicine’s perspectives
  • Common dietary changes and herbal tonics for preconception and pregnancy in Hong Kong
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Academic Activities

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)

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

17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada

Science Updates

Maternal omega-3 fatty acid status and early preterm birth (NEW!)

This is the first study to investigate if a low plasma omega-3 fatty acid status during pregnancy is associated with an elevated risk of early preterm birth, < 34 weeks of gestation.

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.