Nutrition & Disease Management
Find information on nutrition support for a wide range of conditions such as infectious disease, chronic diseases of lifestyle, and gastrointestinal diseases, as well as post-surgery critical care support. Nutritional care focuses on both enteral nutrition and parenteral nutrition. Also, learn more about the impact of nutrition on aging and frailty.
Browse the nutrition resources supplied by the Nestlé Nutrition Institute.
Using nutrition to reduce the effects that toddlers face when born pre-term
Developing countries are responsible for 85% of pre-term births. Pre-term infants are at risk of developmental and feeding problems, that are commonly carried to toddler stages. Feeding behaviour in early life may influence an individual’s capacity to self-regulate food intake which could lead to energy balance issues later in life.
Herbal therapies: a possible treatment for diabetes
Diabetes mellitus is an area of concern in Africa and is reinforcing the importance of lifestyle interventions and pharmacological therapy.1 The NNIA recognises that pharmaceutical interventions for diabetes are not always available in the African context due to systemic factors, lifestyle changes and access to healthcare.
Lactose Intolerance and Cow’s Milk Allergy in the context of developing countries
With an aim to raise awareness in this National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month (May), the NNIA investigates the relationship between allergies related to lactose intolerance (LI) and cow’s milk allergy (CMA).
97th NNI Workshop - INTERSECTIONS OF NUTRITION: Retracing Yesterday, Redefining Tomorrow
The Nestle Nutrition Institute is happy to invite you for the 97th NNI Workshop “INTERSECTIONS OF NUTRITION: Retracing Yesterday, Redefining Tomorrow”, on June 15th-16th, available in 2 sessions: 1300 CET and 1800 CET (you can choose the session which suits best for you).
Dr Muzzazzi reviews the Post-Graduate Program in Paediatric Nutrition
Dr. Muzzazzi is a Paediatric and Child Health Specialist, Paediatric Hematology, Oncology Fellow, and a Board Member of NNIA as of January 2022. He completed NNI’s Post-Graduate Program in Paediatric Nutrition (PGPN), a global program designed to promote high quality educational engagement with Health Care Professionals (HCP) that can be integrated in clinical practice. He shares his opinion of the program, and explains how it has benefitted him in practice:
World Obesity Day: Addressing Africa’s Sugar Problem
Reflecting on World Obesity Day (04 March), NNIA has investigated the high impact of obesity, mainly caused by high sugar consumption,1,2 to Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in sub-Saharan Africa and highlights how Healthcare Practitioners (HCPs) can facilitate the decrease in patient sugar consumption to address obesity, thus addressing NDCs in Africa.