“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

Maternal omega-3 fatty acid status and early preterm birth (NEW!)

This is the first study to investigate if a low plasma omega-3 fatty acid status during pregnancy is associated with an elevated risk of early preterm birth, < 34 weeks of gestation.

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.