Obesity is a growing concern worldwide. For the first time in modern history, the current generation is expected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents, simply because of obesity and the associated increased risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Here you can access a wide range of content dealing with obesity management, metabolic syndrome, childhood obesity and more.




How to Make Children’s Diets Healthier and More Sustainable

How to Make Children’s Diets Healthier and More Sustainable

Child nutrition has improved overall in recent decades. However, reductions in stunting and wasting have been offset by a rise in childhood obesity, making the diets of most children in most countries inadequate. Overlapping malnutrition issues are

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Gut Microbiota: No longer the forgotten organ

Gut microbiome development in early life is linked to long-term health. Bifidobacteria make up to 90% of the microbiota of healthy breastfed infants born by vaginal delivery, but factors such as C-section birth, formula feeding, antibiotic use

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Food for thought: Nutritional needs during pregnancy

During pregnancy, many physiological changes in a woman’s body take place to allow for the normal growth and development of the baby. One of the most noticeable changes is weight gain within recommended ranges.


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