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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.

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.

Healthcare professionals were hosted to successful workshops on Achieving Developmental Milestones (NEW!)

Workshop: Achieving Developmental Milestone Training (Lagos. May, 2017)
Pediatricians & other healthcare professionals participated in a capacity building workshop hosted...

A Machine Learning Approach To Automated Structural Network Analysis: Application To Neonatal Encephalopathy (NEW!)

Reported the methodology of standard machine learning algorithms which offers a novel tool to evaluate neonates at risk of neurological deficit.

Learning Corner


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...

Academic Activities

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.

Nutrient intake in early childhood and developmental outcomes in later life

The presentations covered topics on the nutritional intake and developmental outcomes and the importance of optimizing nutrition in early life.

Documents

The Learning Lead - Volume 4, Issue 1 2017 - DHA, Choline, and Lutein Intakes are Associated with Cognitive Performance in School Age Children

Findings on how DHA, choline, and lutein intakes are associated with cognitive performance in school age children

The Role Of Probiotics And Prebiotics In Inducing Gut Immunity

Reviewed latest scientific findings on mechanisms that pre and probiotics can influence gut immunity and how to translate into therapeutic strategies.

Resources

The Early Nutrition eAcademy (ENeA)

NEW MODULE – “Infant Formula Feeding” is available NOW!

Outline:

  • An Introduction to Infant Formula Feeding
  • Indications for and Effects of Infant Formula Feeding
  • Types and Composition of Infant Formula
  • Correct Formula Preparation and Bottle Feeding

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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