or click here to visit the Global NNI website
If you are a registered member of NNI, please click OK in order to redirect you to the login page.
Editor(s): International Committee of Paediatricians.
56 / 1
From the biological standpoint, the sense of tasteenables us to detect and discriminate among foodsin order to select a nutritious diet in the face offluctuating metabolic needs.
Humans need a variety of foods to obtain adequatenutrition. Along with this need for varietycomes the ability to adapt and consume whateveredible substances happen to be available in theirenvironment.
Humans consume a wide range of plant and animalfoods. Thus, developmental processes mustact to insure that an individual is not restricted to anarrow range of foodstuffs by virtue of few preferencesand strong aversions for novel foods .
Food choices and eating habits are influencedstrongly by the taste of foods. The popular conceptof food “taste” typically includes the combinedperception of taste, smell, and texture .
Importance of Dietary Sources of Iron in Infants and Toddlers: Lessons from...
The paper, “Importance of Dietary Sources of Iron in Infants and Toddlers: Lessons from...
Update on Food Allergies
The number of those affected by allergic diseases have increased massively over the last...
NNIW89 - Recent Research in Nutrition and Growth
It is now well understood around the world that good nutrition plays a major role in the...
You are about to proceed to an offsite link. Nestlé Nutrition Institute has no control over the content of this site.
Click OK to proceed.
This website is intended for healthcare professionals only