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Toddlers fall short on daily veggies while infants aren’t getting enough iron, Nestlé study finds

Toddlers fall short on daily veggies while infants aren’t getting enough iron, Nestlé study finds | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
More than a quarter (27%) of toddlers and preschoolers aren’t eating a single serving of vegetables on a given day and of those who do, French fries are the most common vegetable consumed, according to the latest update to the Nestlé Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS).
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Experts reveal the most suitable probiotics for infant gastrointestinal diseases in APAC

Experts reveal the most suitable probiotics for infant gastrointestinal diseases in APAC | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Probiotic treatment guidelines in Asia Pacific must be fine-tuned in order to properly treat gastrointestinal disorders in children, according to paediatric experts in the region.
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Poor maternal vitamin D linked to increased childhood obesity

Poor maternal vitamin D linked to increased childhood obesity | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Vitamin D deficiency during early pregnancy may heighten the chance of producing overweight children according to a new study in Pediatric Obesity
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Fortifying food with iron-rich micronutrient powders may alleviate paediatric anaemia: Review

Fortifying food with iron-rich micronutrient powders may alleviate paediatric anaemia: Review | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Powdered vitamins and minerals added to food at the point of use can reduce anaemia and iron deficiency in young children, according to researchers.
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Maternal use of folic acid and vitamins linked to reduced autism risk in children

Maternal use of folic acid and vitamins linked to reduced autism risk in children | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Mothers, who use folic acid and multivitamin supplements before and during pregnancy, appear to reduce their offspring’s risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study from Israel.
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Probiotic shows promise to reduce colic in breastfed babies: Meta-analysis

Probiotic shows promise to reduce colic in breastfed babies: Meta-analysis | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
The probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri has the potential to provide some reduction in crying in exclusively breastfed babies less than three months old, new data reveals.
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Vietnamese mothers lack nutrition to support infant development: Experts

Vietnamese mothers lack nutrition to support infant development: Experts | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Expectant and breastfeeding mothers in Vietman are often under-nourished, experts say, and they tend to lack calcium, folate, vitamin A and zinc.
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Ageing consumers have potential to lead the sports nutrition market, say experts

Ageing consumers have potential to lead the sports nutrition market, say experts | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Ageing consumers, more feminine products and ‘natural’ functional foods will lead the market in the coming years, analysts from Euromonitor International told attendees of our recent online event on Sports Nutrition.
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Maternov Antepartum prend soin du microbiote des nouveau-nés

Maternov Antepartum prend soin du microbiote des nouveau-nés | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Maternov se préoccupe aujourd’hui de la flore intestinale des bébés avec son complément alimentaire Maternov Antepartum formulé avec de
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Baby and toddler snacks often fall short on nutrition while marketing misleads parents, review reveals

Baby and toddler snacks often fall short on nutrition while marketing misleads parents, review reveals | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Food manufacturers should voluntarily expand the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative for improving food advertising to children to include marketing of baby and toddler food and drinks, the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity recommends after it found
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Folic acid fortification linked to lower heart defect rates

Folic acid fortification linked to lower heart defect rates | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Food fortified with folic acid has been found to decrease the number of babies born with heart abnormalities, according to research.
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Only one-in-four Australian pregnant women adhere to folic acid and iodine guidelines

Only one-in-four Australian pregnant women adhere to folic acid and iodine guidelines | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Australian women are well aware that folic acid (PFS) and iodine (IS) are recommended supplements to take during pregnancy, but only a quarter of them adhere to the recommendations, scientists report. 
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Arla Food Ingredients taps into dairy potential of toddler market

Arla Food Ingredients taps into dairy potential of toddler market | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Products formulated for toddlers with nutrition-rich dairy ingredients represent a major untapped opportunity for food and beverage brands, according to Arla Food Ingredients. 
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New research highlights the effects of MFGM lipids during pregnancy and infancy

New research highlights the effects of MFGM lipids during pregnancy and infancy | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Fonterra’s ingredients brand NZMP has released new findings into the use of milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) lipids during pregnancy and in the cognitive development of infants.
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Maternal diet quality during pregnancy influences birth length but not birth weight: GUSTO study

Maternal diet quality during pregnancy influences birth length but not birth weight: GUSTO study | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
A better diet during pregnancy is linked to longer offspring birth length and lower neonatal adiposity, but not birth weight or preterm birth, according to the GUSTO (Growing Up in Singapore Towards healthy Outcomes) study, Singapore's largest and most comprehensive birth cohort study to date.
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Probiotics in pregnancy could protect against against childhood obesity

Probiotics in pregnancy could protect against against childhood obesity | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Intake of probiotics during pregnancy and breast feeding has been shown to modify genes related to obesity in both themselves and their infants, say researchers.
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Dietary choline in late pregnancy could boost babies' brain

Dietary choline in late pregnancy could boost babies' brain | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Women who consume higher levels of choline in the last three months of pregnancy may have babies with faster information processing speeds, research suggests.
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Folic acid late in pregnancy can increase risk of offspring allergy: Animal study

Folic acid late in pregnancy can increase risk of offspring allergy: Animal study | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Australian research on animals suggests that folic acid taken in late pregnancy could reduce the natural protection from allergies that offspring have as a result of a common complication in about 10% of pregnancies.
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Prenatal folic acid supplementation helps lower postpartum depression risk: China population study

Prenatal folic acid supplementation helps lower postpartum depression risk: China population study | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
Prenatal folic acid supplementation for at least six months could lower the risk of postpartum depression in Chinese women, according to researchers in China.
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EFSA confirms health concerns over furan content in infant food

EFSA confirms health concerns over furan content in infant food | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
The presence of toxic furans in infant foods such as ready-to-eat jarred or canned foods could pose a health risk, with regulators mentioning long-term liver damage as one possibility.
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Maternal diet has key impact on baby’s muscles and long term health

Maternal diet has key impact on baby’s muscles and long term health | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
A maternal diet that puts her growing baby under stress could result in weaker muscles and set her child up for greater risk of long-term health issues, say researchers.
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Nutritionally ‘aggressive’ feeding strategy boosts premature baby health

Nutritionally ‘aggressive’ feeding strategy boosts premature baby health | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
An 'aggressive' approach to boost protein, vitamins, electrolytes and calcium can help development and growth of premature babies, researchers have found.
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Almost 50m overweight children: China to top the global chart by 2025

Almost 50m overweight children: China to top the global chart by 2025 | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
China will have 48.5m overweight children by 2025, the largest number in the world, after witnessing the eighth largest global increase in percentage terms over the period 2000-2013.
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Which supplements should women take during pregnancy?

Which supplements should women take during pregnancy? | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is seeking insights into general public opinion on supplementation in pregnancy.
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Neonatal nutrition gap could explain weighty issue of disease inheritance

Neonatal nutrition gap could explain weighty issue of disease inheritance | Nutrition for special needs, from birth to old age | Scoop.it
The nutritional quality of a mother’s diet during pregnancy has a huge say in determining offspring attributes, such as weight and even susceptibility to chronic conditions, a UK study has speculated. 
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