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

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.