“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 5 – Issue 1 (2017)

  • The effect of myelin-relevant nutrients on brain myelination and cognitive development

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 4 – Issue 1 (2017)

  • Findings on how DHA, choline, and lutein intakes are associated with cognitive performance in school age children

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 3 – Issue 1 (2016)

  • DHA status shown to be positively associated with school age children’s cognitive performance

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 2 – Issue 1 (2016)

  • Brain nutrients: Where & how they work together to support cognitive development and learning

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 1 – Issue 1 (2015)

  • Specific breast milk nutrients may work together to influence cognitive abilities of 6-month-old infants
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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.