Complementary Feeding: Critical Considerations to Optimize Growth, Nutrition, and Feeding Behavior

sep 8, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Current Pediatrics Reports, 2013 Young B.E., Krebs N.F. Abstract This review focuses on complementary feeding (CF) in westernized settings where primary health concerns are risk of obesity and micronutrient inadequacy.

Longitudinal influences of neighbourhood built and social environment on children’s weight status

jul 11, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Oct 2013 Gose M, Plachta-Danielzik S, Willié B, Johannsen M, Landsberg B, Müller MJ.

One-month of calcium supplementation does not affect iron bioavailability

jul 7, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

A randomized controlled trial Nutrition, January 2014 Ríos-Castillo I., Olivares M., Brito A., López de Romaña D., Pizarro F. Abstract Objectives Calcium (Ca) and iron (Fe) are essential minerals for normal growth and development. Although previous studies have shown that Ca inhibits acute Fe absorption, there is no evidence of the possible long- or medium-term […]

Maternal & Child Nutrition Open Access Articles

jul 2, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Promoting Healthy Growth and Preventing Childhood Stunting Supported by a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant, the World Health Organization (WHO) is implementing the project Promoting Healthy Growth and Preventing Childhood Stunting (the Healthy Growth Project).

Review on iron and its importance for human health

jun 23, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, February 2014 Abbaspour N, Hurrell R, Kelishadi R Abstract It is well-known that deficiency or over exposure to various elements has noticeable effects on human health. The effect of an element is determined by several characteristics, including absorption, metabolism, and degree of interaction with physiological processes.

Lanzamiento del HFTAG Network

Lanzamiento del HFTAG Network

jun 13, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

El HF Network Digest es un foro del “Grupo Técnico Asesor de la Fortificación a Nivel del Hogar” (HF TAG, por sus siglas en Inglés: Home Fortification Technical Advisory Group) cuyo objetivo es conectar individuos trabajando en el terreno para la discusión de temas

Postinfancy growth, schooling, and cognitive achievement: Young Lives

jun 9, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013 Crookston BT, Schott W, Cueto S, Dearden KA, Engle P, Georgiadis A, Lundeen EA, Penny ME, Stein AD, Behrman JR Abstract Background: Early life growth failure and resulting cognitive deficits are often assumed to be very difficult to reverse after infancy. Objective: We used data from Young Lives, […]

Breastfeeding on the worldwide agenda

Breastfeeding on the worldwide agenda

may 12, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Findings from a landscape analysis on political commitment for programmes to protect, promote and support breastfeeding UNICEF, April 2013 Executive Summary Introduction Breastfeedin in one of the best values among investments in child survival, recognized for both the magnitude of its effect on mortality and the effectiveneess of interventions to promote it.

Prenatal Influences on Size, Velocity and Tempo of Infant Growth: Findings from Three Contemporary Cohorts

may 8, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

PLoS One, 2014 Pizzi C, Cole TJ, Richiardi L, dos-Santos-Silva I, Corvalan C, De Stavola B Abstract Background Studying prenatal influences of early life growth is relevant to life-course epidemiology as some of its features have been linked to the onset of later diseases.

Juntos contra la anemia

Juntos contra la anemia

may 6, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Programa Conjunto de Apoyo a la Lucha contra la Anemia en Grupos Vulnerables en Cuba Sistema de Naciones Unidas, 2013 “Este folleto dedica sus páginas al Programa Conjunto “Apoyo a la Lucha contra la Anemia en Grupos Vulnerables en Cuba”, financiado por el Fondo para Logro de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (F-ODM), en […]

Anemia and malnutrition in indigenous children and adolescents of the Peruvian Amazon in a context of lead exposure: a cross-sectional study

may 6, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Global Health Action, 2014 Anticona C, San Sebastian M Abstract Background Indigenous children and adolescents of the Peruvian Amazon live in precarious conditions that could increase the risk of malnutrition. A particular problem in the Corrientes river communities is the high exposure to lead among children and adolescents.

Maternal dietary patterns and preterm delivery: results from large prospective cohort study

abr 15, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

BMJ, 2014 Englund-Ögge L, Brantsæter AL, Sengpiel V, Haugen M, Birgisdottir BE, Myhre R, Meltzer HM, Jacobsson B Abstract Objective: To examine whether an association exists between maternal dietary patterns and risk of preterm delivery. Design: Prospective cohort study.