Infant and children's nutrition

Nutrition one of most 'significant individual factors' for child development in first 1,000 days: Comprehensive evidence paper

The First Thousand Days paper assessed a broad range of factors on child development. ©iStock

The most significant individual factors in the first 1,000 days of a child's life that influence health and development relate to nutrition, substance use and the experience of significant stress, according to a wide-ranging Australian evidence paper.

DuPont is developing concepts to serve both seniors and children in Asia. ©iStock

DuPont: Ageing Asia creating vast potential but infant formula 'challenging for manufacturers'

WATCH – Chr. Hansen: 2017 ‘one of our best ever years’ for probiotics in APAC

WATCH – Chr. Hansen: 2017 ‘one of our best ever years’ for probiotics in APAC

Bangladhesh has a 36% prevalence of childhood stunting. ©iStock

Bangladeshi RCT to assess effectiveness of preventive nutrition combinations on childhood stunting

Australian children are not consuming enough fruits and vegetables. ©iStock

More nutrients, less energy needed to tackle childhood obesity: Australian analysis

Lactobacillus supplementation was also found to weaken an oxidative stress marker in breast milk. ©iStock

Probiotic supplementation heightens breast milk antioxidant levels: RCT

Vitamin A deficiency during pregnancy affects learning and memory in adulthood. ©iStock

Prenatal vitamin A deficiency linked to cognitive dysfunction in adulthood: Chinese study

Parents' education level influences children's nutrition the most. ©iStock

Poorly educated parents need to be the focus for China's child nutrition strategies

E-commerce sales are rocketing, especially in China and India.

NutraIngredients-Asia state of the industry survey part 3: E-commerce and online marketing two of the top trends for APAC firms

Despite previous studies linking vitamin D deficiency to TB, no strong evidence of this was found in young children. ©iStock

No proven link between vitamin D deficiency and latent TB in young children: Indonesian study

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