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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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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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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 […]

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HMOs, breast milk and microbiome associated with maternal characteristics by Dr. Erin Liu

In this webinar, Dr. Erin Liu from H&H Research, present her study recently published in the International Journal of Food Science and Technology. This study aimed to investigate the association of maternal characteristics with HMOs, human breast milk microbiome and infant gut microbiome over the first three months of lactation. The objective is precisely to […]

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Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) by Prof. Lars Bode

Breastfeeding is the natural and golden standard for infant feeding as it has been proven to positively influence their development. Breast milk provides the ideal balance of nutrients for the infant and contains bioactive components. Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are a crucial component of human milk and the third most abundant after lactose and lipids. […]

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The role of microbiota in brain homeostasis during adulthood and in early life by Dr. Francesca Ronchi

In this webinar, Dr. Ronchi goes into depth about the development of the gut microbiota, outlining interesting findings such as which gateway typically hosts the highest microbial diversity and the precise role of the microbiota in health and organ development. She also explains the current research advancements on the gut-brain axis, its processes and how […]

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The human milk microbiome by Prof. Shelley McGuire

The human milk microbiome is the aggregate of all microbiotas that resides on or within human tissues and fluids. Humans may have up to 100 trillion of microbes in the body. In this webinar, Prof. McGuire provides some highlights on the paradigm shift in human microbiome studies and gives an in-depth definition of the human […]

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Probiotic bacteria, intestinal microbiota and human health by Prof. Philippe Langella

In this webinar, on “probiotic, bacteria, intestinal microbiota and human health”, Prof. Langella, gives an overview of the history of probiotics, their mechanisms of action and their major health effects such as lactose digestion, modulation of intestinal microbiota, modulation of immune system, intestinal barrier integrity and pathogens inhibition. About Prof. Philippe Langella is a Research […]