Protein and Energy Requirements in Infancy and Childhood

Editor(s): J. Rigo, E. Ziegler NNI Workshop Series (NNIW) vol. 58 , 2005

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The topic ‘Protein and Energy Requirements in Infancy and Childhood’ was chosen for the 58th Nestlé Nutrition Pediatric Workshop, which took place in November 2005 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. In 1993 the 33rd Nestlé Nutrition Workshop on ‘Protein Metabolism during Infancy’, chaired by Prof. Niels Räihä, was held in South Africa. In this workshop, Prof. Räihä introduced a new concept in terms of protein requirements, proposing a reduction in the protein level of infant formulas in order to come closer to that of human milk.

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    Author(s): D. Barclay, F. Haschke

    The topic ‘Protein and Energy Requirements in Infancy and Childhood’ was chosen for the 58th Nestlé Nutrition Pediatric Workshop, which took place in November 2005 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. In 1993 the 33rd Nestlé Nutrition Workshop on ‘Protein Metabolism during Infancy’, chaired by Prof. Niels Raïhä, was held in South Africa. In this workshop, Prof. Raïhä introduced a new concept in terms of protein requirements, proposing a reduction in the protein level of infant formulas in order to come closer to that of human milk.

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