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.

Malnutrition

Addressing malnutrition in all its forms represents an integrated agenda focusing on the root causes of malnutrition at all stages of the life course. In this section you will find material on the full range of malnutrition topics including childhood and elderly malnutrition, stunting, wasting, underweight, dysphagia as well as assessment and screening tools like the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA®).