Toddlers and Young Children: An Early Start Toward Adult Health

Editor(s): Dr. Martin Laursen, Prof. Yvan Vandenplas and Dr. Tsz Ning Mak.

Toddlerhood represents a period of big changes in children’s development with impact on their nutritional needs. Transition from a milk based diet to family diets yield in changes in the gut microbiota and can also have an impact on diet nutritional adequacy. This brochure will discuss how nutrition, microbiota and gut discomfort impact and modulate the health of toddler and young children.