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!
Good preparation essential for peak performance
On April 16, 2021, the third (digital) edition of the Sports & Nutrition Conference was held. More than 800 nutrition and sports professionals took part! The theme was ‘How can you prepare an athlete for peak performance?’. The conclusion that emerged from the day was that good preparation is essential when aiming for peak performance. Crucial elements are the right mindset and behaviour, as well as the right balance between nutrition, training and rest.
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.
Now available: protein magazine
Do you want to learn more about protein? Our newest magazine provides in-depth information and highlights protein needs of different ages. It also provides explanation on protein quality, essential amino acids and the health benefits of protein.
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.