WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2019 Issue 2 (NEW!)

  • 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”

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2019 Issue 1

  • Clinical practice guidelines on diabetes and pregnancy
  • Cow’s milk, proteins and allergy
  • Paving the way for better cognition – Hints from new science
  • Latest discoveries on human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs)

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 4

  • Unveiling risk factors of autism: Current evidence
  • Cow’s milk protein allergy – What’s new in research?
  • World Diabetes Day
  • A2 protein – What is it all about?

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 3

  • 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 Bulletin 2018 Issue 2

  • The critical window of intervening neurodevelopment
  • Guidelines for a nutritionally adequate vegetarian diet
  • Infertility Awareness Week – The role of dietary intervention
  • Maternal DHA status - Its role in programming future generations

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 1

  • A new landscape of gestational diabetes mellitus
  • The connections between myelination, nutrition and cognition
  • March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!
  • Local research - Studying Impact of Nutrition on Growth (SING) Study

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Special Issue 1

  • The innovative journey of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs): From discovery to application

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 4

  • Local study reveals – Are Hong Kong preschool children eating well?
  • Gut-brain axis from the infant gut microbiome to cognitive outcomes
  • National Influenza Vaccination Week 2017 – Have you got vaccinated?
  • Vitamin D – A missing link to reproductive outcomes?

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 2

  • 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?

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 1

  • Breast pain in lactating women – A summary of a local report and nutrition recommendations
  • Clinical guideline for managing pediatric acute gastroenteritis in the outpatient setting
  • Down syndrome and nutrition
  • Anisakiasis – Authoritative guidelines on parasite destruction in fish intended for raw consumption
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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

Carbohydrates in human milk and body composition of infants during the first year of life (NEW!)

This study investigated relationships between the intake of human milk carbohydrates in the first year of life and infant body composition. Higher total carbohydrate concentrations, including human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), were associated with increased lean mass and reduced adiposity.

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.