Expert opinion

In this section of the website, internationally renowned experts share with us their scientific opinion on specific topics related to Nutrition. If you are interested in improving your knowledge and learning about the latest research on obesity, allergies and other compelling topics, this page is for you!

Professor R. Shamir
Posted: Jul 07,2016

When is it time to introduce complementary feeding? What are the recommendations? Starting complementary feeding too early increases the risks of allergy. On the other hand, introducing solid food too late also contains risks. All those questions and even more are being explained in this interview with Professor R. Shamir.

R. Knight
Posted: May 09,2016

In this blog Rob Knight explains that it is now possible to identify whether a person is lean or obese just by looking at the bacteria in the gut. However it is not the easiest way to see this, what is more interesting is that the human genome is also capable to tell if a person might become lean or obese in the future.

Professor Hania Szajewska
Posted: Feb 22,2016

I am Hania Szajewska, the head of the department of pediatrics at the Medical University of Warsaw and one of the research interests of our group are early strategies to prevent allergic diseases in children.

Prof F. Haschke
Posted: Nov 30,2015

Large nutrition surveys in the US (Butte et al, 2008, FITs) and China Ming Study indicate that children from infancy to preschool age consume more than double the amount of protein which is recommended by WHO.

C. Forestell
Posted: Jun 18,2015

Our sense of taste develops and changes throughout our lives, but did you know that our earliest flavour preferences are determined in our mother’s womb? Both taste and smell are well developed by the third trimester of pregnancy, and by 35 weeks a fetus can already perceive basic tastes like sweetness.