Interview with Prof. Man Sau Wong – Maternal nutrition in Hong Kong (NEW!)

  • 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

Interview with Dr. Tanja Sobko - Starting Early: Prevention of Childhood Obesity

  • Importance of healthy eating pattern, optimal physical activity, parenting style, environment, and sleep duration on prevention of childhood obesity
  • The Targeting Early Obesity (TEO) Programme in Macau
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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

Iodine during the first 1000 days of life (NEW!)

This review article elucidated the influences of iodine on brain development and some disorders like lower intelligence quotients (IQ) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) through summarizing available data from both animal and human studies.

Resources

Vitamin D and calcium intake calculator from CNAG (NEW!)

  • An interactive tool developed by CNAG 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.