Q&A Nutrition & Growth 2021

Summary

The NNI Symposium at 8th International Conference on Nutrition and Growth 2021 on “Children are what they eat: Shaping their growth & immunity” presented information about impact of nutrition on shaping the gut microbiome and the immune system in the first years of life. Timely and age appropriate microbiome maturation represent important windows of opportunity for immune competence development. A healthy diet and supporting the gut microbiome maturation in early life has been shown to have a positive impact on the immune system.