NNI Africa Publications

Here you will find freely downloadable publications on the latest nutrition topics, such as early infant nutrition, nutritional avenues to allergies, sports nutrition, and nutrition in disease states such as dysphagia or critical illness. All 3000 papers are organized across categories to make it easier for you to find specific information. If you are missing a reference you can also use our search function.

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The NNI Africa will perodically release booklets covering a variety of Nutrition aspects. Visit regularly to see what are the latest releases.

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Around the 1930’s, scientists discovered that the type of lactose found in human breastmilk contains a carbohydrate fraction, which they were able to characterise as the bifidogenic factor consisting of oligosaccharides.