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The Nutricious and Delicious Brain (NEW!)

Infancy and early childhood are rapid and sensitive periods of cognitive and behavioral development. This cognitive development is mirrored by the changing brain structure, function, and...

Which targeted nutritional approaches can bolster micro-preemies' brain development?

The volume of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and calories consumed by very vulnerable preemies significantly contributes to increased brain volume and white matter development, however additional...

Low iron, vitamin B12 reserves linked to behavior concerns in young boys

Significant iron deficiency and low blood levels of vitamin B12 in boys around age 8 are associated with behavior problems when they get to middle school, according to new research from Bogotá,...

Scientific Opinion On The Substantiation Of Health Claims Related To Foods With Reduced Lactose Content And Decreasing Gastro-Intestinal Discomfort

Panel stated consumption of foods with reduced lactose may help to decrease GI discomfort caused by lactose intake in lactose intolerant individuals.

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Nutrition and the infant gut microbiota (NEW!)

The infant microbiota colonization process runs in parallel with immune system maturation, affecting intestinal physiology and regulation. Accumulating evidence suggests that microbial exposition...

How does the brain really work? (NEW!)

Over the last decades, epidemiological and interventional studies have shown that nutrition and some specific nutrients impact brain and cognitive development and brain health, functionally and...

Academic Activities

3rd Pediatric Endocrinology Update: “Healthly Hormonal Lifespan: From Fetus to Adolescent”

Speaker:
Associate Professor Craig Munns
Margaret Zacharin

Topic:
Material Thyroid Dysfunction: The Effects on Their Babies
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Documents

Specific Breast Milk Nutrients May Work Together To Influence Cognitive Abilities Of 6-Month-Old Infants

Reviewed the cohort study abstract that specific breast milk nutrients may work together to influence cognitive development and possible mechanisms.

Resources

CDC Developmental Milestones

Developmental milestones of when and how children grasp skills of crawling, walking, smiling, learning, speaking and etc.

Neurodevelopmental MRI Database

Offers average MRIs and associated MRI volumes as references for neurodevelopmental work for 2 weeks of age through 89 years of age.

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