The scientific sessions of the Post Graduate Program in Paediatric Nutrition (PGPN) provided a platform for a discussion of recent developments and pragmatic scientific insights on paediatric nutrition.
This study compared the prebiotic effect of bovine milk oligosaccharides (BMO) and synthetic galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) using mono- and cocultures of eight major bacteria related to a healthy infant microbiome. The results revealed that BMO treatments supports growth of B.
Using a semi-continuous colon simulator, effecot of an HMO, 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL), on composition of the infant microbiota and microbial metabolites was evaluated in comparison to galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS) and lactose and control without additional carbon source.
Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) revised its 2009 Opinion on the appropriate age for introduction of complementary feeding of infants.
Healthy Eating Research (HER) recently published the recommendations of healthy beverage consumption in early childhood from birth to age 5. The statement covers different beverages like water, milk, juice, etc.
This study was to investigate the concentration of cord serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) in a birth cohort in Guangzhou, China and determine whether maternal lifestyle factors had any effect on these levels.