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.
Latest publication on sarcopenia
This new publication contains information about diet and exercise that helps limit the decrease in muscle mass and muscle strength in older adults.
Coronavirus | stay safe
Currently the coronavirus requires a lot of attention and flexibility from all of us, although we try to let ordinary life continue. Many people work from home, however healthcare professionals are essential in supporting all patients with and without the coronavirus.
Fatty acids in blood predict the intake of dairy fat and have a favorable association with cardiovascular health
A healthy diet and lifestyle play an important role in preventing many chronic diseases and maintaining cardiovascular health. For a healthy lifestyle it is important not to smoke, to maintain a healthy weight and to eat according to national guidelines with sufficient fruit and vegetables, fish, fiber and not too much saturated fat. To limit the intake of saturated fat, nutrition authorities advise to choose skimmed or semi-skimmed dairy products.
Short survey | Help us to improve
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.