“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 5 – Issue 1 (2018) (NEW!)

  • Early life nutrition may influence developmental myelination and cognition

“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

The association between gut microbiota in early life and future body mass index (NEW!)

This prospective study found an association between early-life gut microbiota and body mass index (BMI) z-scores at age 12 in a Norwegian cohort, suggesting infant gut microbiota may have the potential to help identify children at risk of obesity later in life.

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.