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Brain Nutrients: Where & How They Work Together to Support Cognitive Development and Learning (NEW!)

Reviewed key nutrients that support cognitive development and their effects in the brain can occur together in the same brain region or be more widespread.

Swat team of immune cells found in mother's milk (NEW!)

Immune cells that are ready to take action against invaders like bacteria have been found in women's breast milk, researchers say. They say the presence of this SWAT team of immune cells called...

Influence of Nutrition on Longitudinal Brain Development and Cognitive Growth (NEW!)

Differences in infant feeding have been shown to be linked to differences in myelination and cognitive outcomes.

Nourishing A Healthy Brain: What Nutrients Do Infants Need Now?

Reviewed the association of specific lipids and phospholipids with neurodevelopmental outcomes, and advances and future research in infant nutrition.

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The Nutricious and Delicious Brain (NEW!)

Infancy and early childhood are rapid and sensitive periods of cognitive and behavioral development. This cognitive development is mirrored by the changing brain structure, function, and...

Baby Connectome Project: brain functional maturation (NEW!)

Throughout the process of brain functional maturation, there are both sensitive and critical periods. The sensitive period is a phase when the effects of experience and environment on the...

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Nourishing A Healthy Brain: What Nutrients Do Infants Need Now?

Reviewed the association of specific lipids and phospholipids with neurodevelopmental outcomes, and advances and future research in infant nutrition.

Documents

Genetic Variants of the FADS Gene Cluster and ELOVL Gene Family, Colostrums LC-PUFA Levels, Breastfeeding, and Child Cognition (NEW!)

Genetically determined maternal supplies of LC-PUFAs during pregnancy and lactation appear to be crucial for child cognition.

Impact of Oligofructose supplementation on fecal microbiota, stool characteristics, and Hydration status in infants (NEW!)

To evaluate the impact of oligofructose (OF)-supplemented infant formula on fecal microbiota, stool characteristics, and hydration. Methods. Ninety-five formula-fed infants were randomized to...

Resources

The Early Nutrition eAcademy (ENeA)

Outline:

  • An Introduction to Infant Formula Feeding
  • Indications for and Effects of Infant Formula Feeding
  • Types and...

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

USDA United States Department of Agriculture food composition database for more than 8000 foods including all food groups and baby foods as well.

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