Nutrition Topics

This page brings together all our content – articles, publications and videos – on each of the 10 key nutrition topics. You can select a topic to find the latest site content relating to that specialty, including links to other relevant journals and organizations that you may find interesting.

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Allergy

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The dramatic rise in infant immune diseases, most notably allergy, indicates the specific vulnerability of the immune system to early environmental changes. Early nutrition interventions can have a long lasting effect on childhood allergies. Here you can access information on all aspects of the subject including, proper timing of introductions of allergenic foods, cow’s milk protein allergy, food tolerance and more.

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Growth & Development

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Early life events, including nutrition, play a powerful role in programming a person’s development, metabolism and health for the future. This section covers all aspects of the importance of maternal nutrition in the first 1000 days including, nutrition in pregnancy, epigenetics, metabolic programming, breastfeeding, growth &cognitive development and a lot more

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Gut Microbiota

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Microbiota is the good (and bad bacteria) in your gut. Every human being carry about 1-2kg of gut microbiota representing a number of cells far bigger than all our body cells together. Here we provide the latest science on the relation between nutrition, gut microbiome, immune system and human health.

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Low Birth Weight

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Premature, small for Gestacional Age and Low birth weight babies are an important Public Health concern specially in Developing countries.This section covers the importance of using different nutrition approaches when managing Low Birthweight . It also brings extensive information on the nutritional requirements and adequate interventions recommended to ensure the best possible outcomes.

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Malnutrition

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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO)1, malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. Malnutrition manifests in various ways including stunting, wasting, underweight, and overweight/obesity. Furthermore, malnutrition is associated with functional conditions such as dysphagia, with poor mental health, and chronic diseases.

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Nutrition & Disease Management

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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.

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Nutrition Health & Wellness

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In this section you will find extensive research on nutrition health and wellness that covers the role of diet in health, dietary guidelines and nutrition screening & assessment. We also cover requirements and recommendations for food safety, healthy eating, nutrients and hydration in all stages of a patient’s life.

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Obesity

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Obesity is a growing concern worldwide. For the first time in modern history, the current generation is expected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents, simply because of obesity and the associated increased risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Here you can access a wide range of content dealing with obesity management, metabolic syndrome, childhood obesity and more.

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