In this prospective study, a total of 464 human milk samples were collected from 116 Chinese mothers from Beijing, Xuchang and Suzhou at four different time points. In total, 76.7% mothers were found to be Secretor and Lewis positive phenotype (Se+Le+).
Mastitis, a common condition among breastfeeding women, is associated with decreased breastfeeding rate. This review article analyzed current evidence on the inflammatory effects of probiotics on preventing and treating mastitis.
Following a previous report demonstrating the safety and tolerance of an infant formula containing two major types of HMOs (2’-fucosyllactose and lacto-N-neotetraose), the authors further assessed the impact of HMO-supplementation on infant fecal community type as well as its relationship with re
A cross-sectional analysis of 184 countries revealed that deficiency of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (e.g. EPA, DHA) may be a contributing factor in preterm birth. Rate of preterm birth declined linearly with increasing omega-3 intake, up to ~600 mg daily.
Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is a new diagnosis which has been differentiated from the classical eating disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fifth edition (DSM-5).
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.
Milk coagulation can be activated via different biochemical and physical mechanisms, including the rennet. When compared to cow milk, sheep and goat milk both have shorter coagulation times and very limited non-coagulation samples.
Diet quality has been associated with cognition and academic achievement of pediatric populations, where dietary patterns with a low consumption of fish, fruits, and vegetables, and high in fast food, sausages, and soft drinks have been linked to poorer outcomes.