Infographic – The Gut Barrier: An important line of defense (NEW!)

  • An overview on components and dysfunction of the gut barrier

Infographic – Introduction to Gut-Brain Axis

  • An overview on the Gut-Brain Axis facilitated by gut microbiota

Infographic – Meeting the nutritional needs of preterm infants

  • An overview on the risk factors and consequences of preterm birth

Infographic – Understanding the Phospholipids

  • An overview of different phospholipids and their roles in supporting brain development

Infographic – Allergy Q&As

  • What is the latest suggestion on weaning and prevention of food allergy for Asian babies?

Infographic – All About The Brain

  • Neurodevelopmental process in human brain and the associated brain nutrients

Infographic – Human Milk Composition

  • Macronutrient profile and insights into the bioactive components in human milk

Infographic – Diet of Hong Kong Children

  • Food preferences, diet quality and at-risk nutrients of Hong Kong preschool children
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Academic Activities

Post Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) Symposium and Convocation 2019

Speakers:

  • Dr Carine M Lenders (USA)
  • Professor Liam O’Mahony (Ireland)
  • Professor Ting Fan Leung (Hong Kong)

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)

Science Updates

Sphingomyelin in brain and cognitive development: Preliminary data (NEW!)

This manuscript provides preliminary findings from the first study ever conducted in term neurotypically developing children which connects dietary sphingomyelin (SM) intake from infant nutrition products to cognitive development and brain myelination.

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.