Nutrition Topics

This page brings together all our content – articles, publications and videos – on each of the 10 key nutrition topics. You can select a topic to find the latest site content relating to that specialty, including links to other relevant journals and organizations that you may find interesting.

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Human Milk Oligosaccharides

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Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) are complex sugars that are available in human milk. They are the 3rd largest solid component in breast milk after fat and lactose and have no nutritive function.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Breast milk is a comprehensive source of energy and macronutrients, as well as bioactive micronutrients essential for the growth and development of an infant.

Allergies

The dramatic rise in infant immune diseases, most notably allergy, indicates the specific vulnerability of the immune system to early environmental changes. Early nutrition interventions can have a long lasting effect on childhood allergies. Here you can access information on all aspects of the subject including, proper timing of introduction of allergenic foods, cow’s milk protein allergy, food tolerance and more.