Nutrition, Health and Wellness

In this section you will find extensive research on the therapeutic role of diet, including resources for dietary guidelines and nutrition screening& assessment. We also cover requirements and recommendations for food safety, healthy eating, nutrients and hydration.


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Nutritional Requirement for 2–5-Year-Growing-up Milk (GUM)

The period from 2 to 5 years of childhood marks rapid cognitive, social, emotional, and motor development. Nutrient requirements in children are quite high during this period, both in terms of quality and quantity. Most often, high-energy, low

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Importance of the Appropriate Complementary Feeding

Early dietary behavior, right from the complementary feeding period, influences the food preferences and health outcomes later in life. Complementary feeding practices are important to ensure an adequate nutrition for a child from 6 to 24 months of

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Gut Comfort in Infancy

Functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are considered common today, especially during the 12 months of life.1 Many aspects of infant gut comfort are based on the intake of long-chain saturated fatty acids in infants, fat composition of the milk



Meeting the iron needs of young children (infographics)

Meeting the iron needs of young children

Iron is hard to metabolize due to its poor solubility. It can have adverse health effects unless its levels in the body are maintained between adequate thresholds. Insufficient iron leads to anemia, while excessive iron causes oxidative damage in the

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