Obesity

Obesity is a growing concern worldwide. For the first time in modern history, the current generation is expected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents, simply because of obesity and the associated increased risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Here you can access a wide range of content dealing with obesity management, metabolic syndrome, childhood obesity and more.

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NNIW33 - PROTEIN METABOLISM DURING INFANCY

Optimal growth, development, and functional maturation of the infant and child clearly depend on the provision of an…

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Nutrition Academy
NUTRITION ACADEMY FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES

The Nutrition Academy, e-learning program is a compilation of some basic areas of nutrition knowledge Healthcare…

Metabolic Programming: shaping a child's long term health
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Webinar- Metabolic Programming: shaping a child's long term health

A Webinar on Metabolic Programming​

Snacking study shows kids eat nearly constantly (news)
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Snacking study shows kids eat nearly constantly

Childhood obesity rates have tripled over the past 30 years, with about one inthree American children currently…

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Probiotics In Children: The Scientific Evidence (news)
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Probiotics In Children: The Scientific Evidence

Professor Simon ATEGBOThe beneficial role of probiotics has been suspected for centuries. Inrelation to children, this…

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Feeding babies with solid food early raises obesity risk later

USresearchers have found that feeding babies with solid foods too early wasassociated with increased odds of obesity…

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WHO issues guidance on emerging double threat of childhood obesity and undernutrition in low and middle income countries

WHO's Essential Nutrition ActionsTo help countries close these policy gaps, WHO has issued a consolidated packageof 24…

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Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement et Nutrition

En 2000 à New York, 193 membres de l’ONU et au moins 23 organisations ont fixé  et adopté 8 objectifs dont la…

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Nutrition Interventions To Decrease The Prevalence Of Childhood Overweight And Obesity

(Prepared by Cecile van Niekerk under supervision of Gerda Gericke andZelda White)There are many interventions for the…

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