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.
Inadequate protein intake among adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women
A review on protein intake in Nigeria by de Vries-ten Have et al was published in Nutrition Research Reviews recently. It examined the Nigerian diet and protein intake in infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant and lactating women. In this article, FrieslandCampina Institute interviews the principal investigator, Judith de Vries-ten Have on the findings.
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.
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.
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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.
Minimal processing using mild heat treatment may positively affect milk protein digestion
A systematic review by Lieshout et al 2019 was recently published in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. The review focuses on the effect of dairy protein modifications—caused by industrial heating—on its digestion and the overall physiological relevance of these modifications. The authors find that dairy processing significantly affects protein quality and can be a tool to steer gastrointestinal protein digestion.