FrieslandCampina to initiate one of the largest nutrition surveys with more than 18,000 children in Southeast Asia
Royal FrieslandCampina, a global dairy company, announced the initiation of the second Southeast Asia Nutrition Survey (SEANUTS II). The survey will study the nutritional status of more than 18,000 children in Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia, in close collaboration with reputable research institutes and universities.
FrieslandCampina Institute’s first appearance in China
On Nov 2nd-4th, we participated in the 2018 International Academic Congress of MCNC for Forum on Maternal and Child Nutrition & 2018 Academic Annual Meeting on Maternal and Child Nutrition.
New review on milk and bone health
Milk is a natural source of protein, vitamin B2 and B12, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iodine. Protein, calcium and phosphorus are among the many nutrients that contribute to bone maintenance. A review by Van den Heuvel and Steijns (2018) provides a scientific overview on the topic of milk and bone health.
FrieslandCampina Institute values your opinion
Since we want to provide the best possible service, we would like to gain an insight into the opinion of nutrition and health professionals about the FrieslandCampina Institute and our services. Therefore, we are looking for nutrition and/or health professionals, including registered (sport) dietitians, nutritionists, weight consultants, youth care professionals, personal trainers and fitness instructors, to participate in a short survey.
Role of bovine IgG in human immunity
A review by Ulfman et al 2018 (1) shows that studies involving infants and adults have found that bovine immunoglobulin G (IgG) and colostrum that is very rich in bovine IgG may have a role in the prevention of gastrointestinal tract (GIT) infections (2-7) and upper respiratory tract (URT) infections (8-17). However, these studies vary with regard to target group, design, source of bovine IgG, dosage, and endpoints measured; making it difficult to draw firm conclusions. With that in mind, the re
19th World School Milk Day
Started by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), World School Milk Day falls on 26th September this year. It was started as an initiative to create awareness of school milk programs and celebrate the benefits of the programs.
Recommendations for optimal nutrition care in the elderly
During the 40th European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) conference held on 1-4 September 2018 in Madrid, there was much attention on the importance of good nutrition for elderly persons and geriatric patients. A group of scientists presented recommendations for the best nutritional care in the elderly to prevent undesired weight loss and reduced fluid balance.
New review: milk and health
Milk products are included in dietary recommendations all over the world and are a regular part of many people’s diets. Scientists therefore reviewed existing research on milk and dairy consumption and the different health outcomes, including cardiovascular health, bone health and weight management.
Our way of working
Dairy plays an important role in worldwide nutrient security. We believe that by unleashing science based information on the role of dairy in the diet we can contribute to a better nutritional status for all. How? Through sharing knowledge on dairy, nutrition and health, stimulating scientific debate, and actively engaging with nutrition & health professionals all over the world.
3rd FrieslandCampina Institute Asia symposium: Gut & Growth – Optimising the 2 Gs
On 13-15 July 2018 the 3rd FrieslandCampina Institute Asia symposium was held in Cebu (The Philippines). The symposium raised two clinical relevant topics: an optimal growth and development and an optimal gut health for infants.