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.
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Your opinion about the FrieslandCampina Institute is very important to us! Since we want to provide the best possible service, we would like to gain an insight into the opinion of nutrition and health professionals (working in Belgium, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Philippines or Malaysia) about the FrieslandCampina Institute and our services.
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.
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.
NEW: FrieslandCampina Institute Publication on Child Growth and Development
Our new publication on child growth and development provides nutrition and health professionals science based and easy accessible information on this important topic.
Ensuring healthy nutrients in sustainable food requires insight
The world's population is growing rapidly, but our natural resources are finite. So we have to be more careful with them. But what should we do? Simply eat fewer animal and more vegetable products? Well, it would seem that it's a bit more complicated than that and this became clear at FrieslandCampina Institutes's conference on sustainable food held in Utrecht on 19 June 2018.
Bone experts publish consensus report on protein intake and bone health
It is known that protein intake contributes to the maintenance and growth of muscle mass. But is it also beneficial to our bones? Twelve experts in bone health published a consensus report summarising the most recent insights on protein intake and bone health. One of their main conclusions is that protein contributes to the maintenance of bone mass, provided that calcium intake is adequate.
New meta-analysis: Protein enhances muscle mass during resistance training programs
Protein contributes to growth and maintenance of muscle mass. The effect of protein supplementation when used in conjunction with resistance exercise training (RET) on enhancing muscle mass and strength in athletes has been widely investigated. However various studies have produced conflicting results. Morton et al (2018) performed a meta-analysis to further investigate the effects of protein supplementation during RET in healthy adults.