Dairy’s place in food-based dietary guidelines worldwide
A recent review published in Frontier in Nutrition analyzed dairy-based messaging from 94 national food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs). The authors found that the dairy messages are primarily focused on basic information such as type of dairy products, serving sizes and consumption frequency. The table below summarizes the dairy messages.
New, science-based practical tools for your practice
Two new practical tools providing science-based and useful information on the topics of functional constipation in children and the role of nutrition for healthy pregnancy are now available. These tools are designed for health and nutrition professionals to use during consultations.
Take a sneak peek of our upcoming activities
FrieslandCampina Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. We are very proud of everything we have achieved so far but also have plenty of new ideas on how to give shape to our interaction with you in the future. Here’s a sneak peek of some great things that are coming up!
Updates on current status of childhood malnutrition worldwide
Recently, the Joint Child Malnutrition Estimates (JME) published their annual report on stunting, wasting and overweight estimates of children under five years old. The JME consists of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank. In this report, country-level estimates of malnutrition are shown for the first time.
Sufficient nutrient intake essential for neurocognitive development in infants and young children
The review by Kadosh et al describes the role of nutrients in cognitive, emotional and neural development in infants and young children (0-59 months). It was stated that nutrition has a long-lasting and generally irreversible impact on one’s cognitive development and mental well-being.
Conference Better nutrition for life: view the presentations
Over 800 healthcare professionals participated in the conference Better nutrition for life: for now and generations to come on June 25 and 26. What an amazing number of participants! The theme of the conference was healthy nutrition for now ánd the future.
Latest review outlines opportunities for cow’s milk protein allergy management
15 experts in the field of immunology and allergy recently published a review on the management of cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA), and covered opportunities for future research.
Important milestone achieved in South East Asian Nutrition Survey (SEANUTS II)
Last month, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam finalised the data collection for the largest nutrition survey (SEANUTS II) initiated by FrieslandCampina. More than 13,000 children in the age of 6 months to 12 years old participated in the survey. Results of SEANUTS II are expected in Q1 2022.
Happy World Milk Day!
Today, dairy is part of a healthy and varied diet around the world. Milk is the basis of all dairy products. It is a natural source of essential nutrients like protein, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iodine, and vitamins B2 and B12. In this dedicated dairy magazine, you can learn about the history and production process of dairy, dairy nutrition and more!
Milk protein coagulation under gastric conditions: A review
Proteins play an important role in many processes in the body. For dietary proteins to be utilized efficiently, the protein needs to be digested to free amino acids and di- and tripeptides in the intestine. Several factors and processes can affect protein digestibility, with one of them being gastric coagulation. This summary outlines the review from Huppertz & Chia on gastric coagulation of milk proteins and how this can affect milk protein digestibility.