Nutrition in the News

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Goats' milk formula not the answer for infants allergic to cows' milk

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a warning that it considers goats milk infant and follow-on formula unlikely to be suitable for infants with a cows' milk protein allergy. This is beca...

27 Mar '14 | Nutrition | UK

Updated FDA rules for infant formula to maintain quality standards

The US FDA has published an interim final rule to safeguard the health of infants fed infant formula in the USA. The rule sets standards for manufacturers to produce safe infant formula that suppor...

06 Feb '14 | Child Nutrition | USA

Mediterranean diet linked with lower risk of heart disease

Promoting Mediterranean-style diets could have significant health benefits for young, working populations - according to recent study involving the diets of American firefighters.

04 Feb '14 | Nutrition

Survey gives key insights into child nutrition and its effects (Sudan)

Data about child nutrition and its effects has been collected as part of the Sudan S3M survey, that took place across Sudan. This is providing valuable information about the difference in performan...

Dietary fibre and risk of heart disease

Recent research (Dec 2013) indicates that greater dietary fibre intake is associated with lower risk of both cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD). This is yet another study...

20 Dec '13 | Nutrition

FDA defines Gluten-Free for food labeling

The FDA has published a regulation defining the term gluten-free for voluntary food labeling. This will provide a standard definition to help up to 3 million Americans who have celiac disease, an a...

02 Aug '13 | Nutrition | USA

Nutrition situation in Gao

The nutrition crisis in Gao, Northern Mali is particularly affecting the vulnerable and children under the age of five years. Current high malnutrition rates are explained partly by the survey cove...

23 Jul '13 | Nutrition | Mali

FDA proposes action level for arsenic in apple juice

The U.S. FDA has proposed a so-called action level for arsenic in apple juice, the level to be set at 10 parts per billion (ppb) for inorganic arsenic in apple juice, i.e. the same level as that se...

12 Jul '13 | Food Safety | USA

Focus on reduction of child undernutrition and stunting

The Nutrition for Growth event in London on 8 Jun 2013 concentrated on reducing stunting and other effects of undernutrition worldwide. UNICEF pledged to continue its investment in strengthening nu...

08 Jun '13 | Child Undernutrition | International

Fish oil might delay the effects of junk food on the brain

Consumption of fish oils appears to reduce the detrimental effects of some of the processes triggered in the brain by high-fat diets including foods commonly referred to as junk food. This has been...

14 May '13 | Nutrition

Nutritional standards of food served to hospital patients

Comment on the importance of the nutritional value of food served to hospital patients: According to Dr Peter Carter, getting the right level of nutrition is even more important for people who are ...

22 Feb '13 | Nutrition | UK

Touchscreen technology (NANA System) to help with nutrition for the elderly

NANA (Novel Assessment of Nutrition and Ageing) is the result of a three-year project to develop a simple and easy to use system for measuring diet, cognition, mood, and physical function. Users - ...

12 Nov '12 | Nutrition | Reading

Regulation of junk food advertising on Children's TV in the UK

Effect of UK regulation of TV advertising of junk food directed at children on TV adverts of food products actually broadcast in UK. Research from Liverpool University shows minimal impact of regul...

02 Oct '12 | Child Welfare

Mediterranean Diet improves Health

Mediterranean diets are healthy. A healthy diet and lifestyle is important for good general health and well-being. Prof Catherine Itsiopoulos has explained some of the benefits of a Mediterranean d...

24 Jul '12 | Nutrition

Violence against children in northern Mali

Reports of children are being killed or injured by explosive devices, recruited into armed groups and subjected to sexual abuse including rape in northern Mali. Closure of most of the schools in th...

06 Jul '12 | Child Welfare | Mali

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