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To be able to provide nutrition and health professionals with a better service and to optimize our information, FrieslandCampina Institute conducts a number of short surveys.
Highlights from latest nutrition report by UN agencies
Recently, four United Nation (UN) agencies published a second annual report on progress in Asia and the Pacific towards the Sustainable Development Goal 2–Zero Hunger–to eliminate hunger and malnutrition by 2030.
Minimal processing using mild heat treatment may positively affect milk protein digestion
A systematic review by Lieshout et al 2019 was recently published in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. The review focuses on the effect of dairy protein modifications—caused by industrial heating—on its digestion and the overall physiological relevance of these modifications. The authors find that dairy processing significantly affects protein quality and can be a tool to steer gastrointestinal protein digestion.
Scientific roundtable debate: The impact of dairy products in the development of type 2 diabetes
Many studies have investigated the relationship between dairy and type 2 diabetes (T2D). The Dutch Dairy Organization and FrieslandCampina Institute invited external experts to evaluate the current state of knowledge. A selected group of international scientific experts convened for a 2-day roundtable debate in November 2017. On day 1 all scientific experts from different disciplines gave a presentation on a subarea of dairy and type 2 diabetes. On day 2 the experts jointly defined the
Which factors are involved in building muscle after strength training?
Muscle mass in adults is reasonably stable with muscle tissue constantly being built up and broken down. Normally this breakdown and build-up are balanced, therefore the muscle mass remains stable.
4th FrieslandCampina Institute Asia Pacific Symposium 2019
The theme this year was ‘The Nutritional Influence: Current perspectives and novel approaches to improving the nutritional status of Asian children’. The symposium highlighted latest insights, emerging evidences and clinical best practices that can help address some of the most pressing challenges in managing child nutrition.
Webinar recording and animated video about sustainable diets
With a growing world population, the need for a sustainable and healthy diet is becoming increasingly important. Are you interested to know more about this topic? Watch the recording of our webinar by professor Pieter van 't Veer, or the new animated video that shows what a more sustainable and healthy diet looks like!
Publication on sialic acid
The role of sialic acid in infant nutrition has been studied by researchers due to its potential supportive roles in brain development and function, resistance to pathogens, gut maturation and immune function.
Paediatric gastroenterologist shares pointers on complementary feeding
Exclusive breastfeeding should continue till an infant is 4-6 months old, says paediatric gastroenterologist Dr Christina Ong, who presented on the topic of complementary feeding during a symposium organized by the Singapore Paediatric Society and supported by FrieslandCampina Institute. Complementary feeding should not be introduced before 4 months of age and should not be delayed beyond 6 months old. Additionally, complementary foods should comprise of a wide variety of flavours and textures.
Role of protein in early and later stage of life
During Asian Congress of Nutrition 2019 (4-7 August 2019), FrieslandCampina Institute hosted a symposium with theme "Role of Protein in Early and Later Stage of Life". Through the symposium, experts shared their views on the importance of protein for development in children and also for ageing.