Dairy has neutral to beneficial effects on inflammatory biomarkers
A systematic review recently published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition suggests consumption of dairy products such as milk, cheese and yoghurt have a neutral to beneficial effect on inflammatory biomarkers.
Healthy eating habits in children: what advice can you give parents?
According to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association1, it's not just what children eat that is important, but how they eat as well. The statement offers guidelines to help parents and caregivers promote good eating habits and help children maintain a healthy weight. This may serve to reduce those children's risk of illness later in life.
FAO, WHO report on guiding principles for sustainable healthy diets
Many people around the world do not have access to safe, affordable healthy diets. As a result, malnutrition is a problem of global proportion. One-in-three individuals is currently affected by at least one form of malnutrition, such as hunger, stunting, wasting, micronutrient deficiencies, overweight and/or obesity.
Nutrition support post critical care
Patients should receive appropriate nutrition support to achieve adequate energy and protein consumption, as they transit through different feeding modes and experience physiological and functional challenges to food intake. Dr. Lim Yen Peng, an experienced dietitian from Singapore, speaks to FrieslandCampina Institute on this topic.
Nutrition and the immune system
A healthy, varied diet, together with other factors, can contribute to the proper functioning of the immune system. In this article, you will read about the functioning of the immune system and the various internal and external factors that can influence the immune system. We will also discuss the possible impact of certain nutrients and food components on the immune system.
Let us know how we can provide you with relevant tools to use during consultations
As a healthcare professional, you are frequently in touch with your patients. FrieslandCampina Institute develops educational tools and booklets for professionals to hand out to patients or to use during consultation. Examples include practical brochures, short explanatory videos and infographics on various nutrition and health related topics.
Webinar | Milk and immunity
This educational live webinar on Apr 30th will provide health and nutrition professionals insights into the role of dairy and immune health.
Webinar | Protein digestion in infants: The impact of infant formula processing and milk sourcing
This webinar on May 14th will provide an overview of protein digestion in infant formula.
Digital launch of FrieslandCampina Institute Nigeria
Despite the numerous limitations in place due to the current global coronavirus pandemic, FrieslandCampina Institute is committed to collaborating with healthcare practitioners to ensure a healthy and productive nation. As such, on April 1st, FrieslandCampina Institute went digital to officially launch its presence in Nigeria.
Review suggests higher milk fat intake related to lower childhood overweight, obesity
A systematic review and meta-analysis by Vanderhout et al discovered a beneficial association between childhood consumption of whole milk and lower odds of overweight or obesity.