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Cow Milk Allergy in Infants & Babies

Cow’s Milk Allergy is one of the most common food allergies in early childhood and affects 2-3% of all infants. According to Prof. Christophe Dupont, President of the French Society of Pediatrics’ Committee of Nutrition, cow milk allergy can result from a type of skin malfunction and sensitisation in early life. In fact, both food […]

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Lipids and Gut Health in the first 1000 days

Fats (also called lipids) are a key component of infants’ and children’s diets and are particularly important during the first years of life. Fat has an important role in providing energy for the body’s functions, needs and growth.Breast milk, which provides integral nutrition during babies’ first 6 months of life, contains around 4g of fat […]

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GRANTS APPLICATION 2022

Biostime Institute for Nutrition and Care is proud to announce the launch of its new grants program – edition 2022.If you are interested in submitting your preclinical or clinical research project on microbiota, brain development, nutrition and feeding, allergy, and maternal health, please apply online with your abstract by 31st May.

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Drop of Science: Lactoferrin by Prof. Sharon Donovan

Drop of Science is a series of videos that gives the floor to world-class scientific experts on the key nutrients of early life nutrition. Each episode is aimed at informing parents of interesting facts about babies’ nutrition and health to improve their wellbeing. Sharon Donovan, Professor and researcher at the University of Illinois explains the […]

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Drop of Science: Iron by Prof. Magnus Domellof

Drop of Science is a series of videos that gives the floor to world-class scientific experts on the key nutrients of early life nutrition. Each episode is aimed at informing parents of interesting facts about babies’ nutrition and health to improve their wellbeing. Magnus Domellof is a Professor & paediatrician neonatologist at Umeå University and […]

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The role of prebiotics and probiotics in early nutrition

Around 2500 years ago, the Greek physician regarded as the father of medicine, Hippocrates stated that “all diseases begin in the gut”.This statement has proven to be true through the years, since research has shown that an increasing number of health issues are linked to disturbances in the gut microbiome.Dietary, genetic and environmental factors, are […]

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Gut health during pregnancy

Gut microbiota health refers to the function and balance of microorganisms present in the different parts of our gastrointestinal tract. These microorganisms are in the form of bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses and their ensemble creates an ecosystem called the microbiome, in which microbial diversity plays a key role. The microorganisms in our gut play […]

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How does attachment play a key role in infant development?

From birth to 3 years of life the brain registers the greatest growth across the lifespan, acquiring psychomotor skills, language, cognitive functions such as attention and learning and experiencing rapid social and emotional development.Brain architecture is comprised of billions of connections between individual neurons across multiple areas of the brain. These connections enable fast communication […]

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What are babies’ and toddlers’ nutritional requirements over time?

Adequate nutrition during the first 2 years of life is necessary for healthy growth and development. Early nutrition and good practices can help children develop healthy dietary habits and patterns.Following WHO recommendations, breastmilk provides all the energy and nutrients that the infant needs for the first 6 months of life. After 6 months, children should […]

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Microbiota and dysbiosis by Prof Gérard Eberl

In this webinar, Dr. Gérard Eberl explains what has been studied and discovered so far about the relationship between the microbiota and the immune system. He provides an overview of his laboratory’s current research on that relationship and outlines the path for future research in this field. About Gérard Eberl, PhD, has been Professor of […]