Infant and children's nutrition

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Specific HMOs linked to infant brain development: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Individual human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) may play critical roles in the maturation of gray matter in an infant brain, showing that inclusion of specific HMOs in infant formula could be beneficial, says a new study.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Jessica ter Haar, Scientific Director, IPA

NutraWomen Wednesday: Jessica ter Haar, Scientific Director, IPA

By Danielle Masterson

Microbiology expert Jessica ter Haar, PhD, is the scientific director at the International Probiotics Association (IPA). She focuses a lot on helping women achieve their best possible microbial health during every stage of life—a topic that she’s helping...

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What’s happening in the HMO space?

By Stephen Daniells

DuPont recently announced the launch of a new human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), we take a look at the current understanding around these exciting ingredients.

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96% of the globe may have insufficient access by 2100

Could climate change cause DHA omega-3 from oceans to plummet?

By Stephen Daniells

Warming oceans may deliver a crushing blow to the production of DHA omega-3 by algae, which would ripple up the food chain and slash the global availability of this critical nutrient by 2100, says a scientific paper. But could rapid advances in plant...

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Closing data gaps in Peru support nutrition subsidies

By Natasha Spencer

A new case study exploring data coverage in Peru highlights how integrating civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) with identity management systems improve access to nutrition rights and the implementation of better policies.

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First speakers announced for IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas

By Stephen Daniells

Delegate registration is open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Washington DC, with speakers already confirmed covering topics including postbiotics, the changing retail landscape, microbes and the mitochondria, and fermented foods.

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Calling all Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Microbiome start-ups!

Put your start-up center stage with our Probiota Pioneers session

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredients-USA is on the hunt for entrepreneurial consumer-facing, science- or technology-based start-ups to join our Probiota Pioneers session and present their company in Washington, DC.

World Food Day 2019 urges everyone to take action to achieve zero hunger

World Food Day 2019 urges everyone to take action to achieve zero hunger

By Natasha Spencer

Around the globe, 16th October 2019 marks World Food Day. This year, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) emphasizes that zero hunger goes beyond addressing hunger and calls for access to sufficient nutritious food for everyone,...

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UN makes landmark decision to achieve universal health goals

By Natasha Spencer

As world leaders adopt a high-level United Nations (UN) Political Declaration on universal health coverage (UHC) — the most exhaustive body of health commitments ever implemented at this level — we ask Agnes Soucat, a Director in the UHC and LifeCourse...

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Chilean healthy nutrition brand Denda raises $1 million

By Natasha Spencer

As sustainability e-commerce platform, Denda, injects capital into its nutrition and health-focused brand, we spoke to the company’s CEO Felipe Parragué to find out more about its environmental stance and growth plans.