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.

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Nutrition and Growth Yearbook 2022

Throughout human history it has been known that adequate nutrition is crucial for normal child growth, and this has…

100 min read Moshe Phillip , Dominique Turck, Raanan Shamir,
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1000 AND BEYOND: Nourishing From Birth to Lifelong Health

The first 1000 days of a child is considered to be a vital stage and a point of development in nourishing infants from…

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The dawn of transforming food systems towards healthier and affordable diets
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The dawn of transforming food systems towards healthier and affordable diets produced in a sustainable way

Ending malnutrition is one of the six ‘Action Areas’ within the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016 - 2025…

Prof Eileen Kennedy
How to make nutritious diets more affordable
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How to make nutritious diets more affordable, accessible and adequate

Even before COVID-19, prospects for achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for nutrition were bleak. Progress in…

Dr. Uma Lele
Nutrition - A global opportunity for health
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Nutrition: A Global Opportunity for Health

We face a global health paradox: 2.1 billion adults worldwide are overweight or obese, while 821 million people face…

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Nestlé Research and Development Scientific Roundtable 2021: Food Which is Good for People and the Planet

How can we shift food systems to improve the planet along with our health?

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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…

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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…

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Annales 78.2 - Gut Microbiota: No Longer the Forgotten Organ

While the gut microbiota was once called “the forgotten organ”, it is no longer forgotten. On the contrary, it is a hot…

129 min read Professor Hania Szajewska, Dr. Andrew Prentice, R. Shamir