This series contains the full proceedings of the regional Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop events in pediatrics, maternal, clinical and adult nutrition.
Here you will find freely downloadable publications on the latest nutrition topics, such as early infant nutrition, nutritional avenues to allergies, sports nutrition, and nutrition in disease states such as dysphagia or critical illness. All 3000 papers are organized across categories to make it easier for you to find specific information. If you are missing a reference you can also use our search function.
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Obesity is now an epidemic worldwide. Early nutrition can have a significant impact on the growth and weight gain in infants, leading to obesity in adulthood. Protein intake during infancy and childhood plays a significant role in influencing obesity in later life. The effect of protein intake on the rapid weight gain during infancy is mediated by the insulin-like growth factor 1, which can be an important target for intervention to tackle obesity early in its course.