baby food

High-fat maternal diet changes newborn heart ‘tastebuds’
High-fat maternal diet changes newborn heart ‘tastebuds’ August 14, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors for bitter flavours, according to new UNSW research. The study, led by the UNSW Head of Pharmacology Professor Margaret Morris and published ... Read More »

Australia beating UK in baby food battle
Australia beating UK in baby food battle August 13, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Aussie children are getting a better start than their UK cousins, with Australian first research finding that the majority of baby and toddler foods sold at our supermarkets are of a high nutritional quality. Senior author Professor Victoria Flood from ... Read More »

Another breastfeeding benefit: preparing baby’s belly for solid food
Another breastfeeding benefit: preparing baby’s belly for solid food April 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The moment of birth marks the beginning of a beautiful, lifelong relationship between a baby and the billions of microbes that will soon colonise his or her gastrointestinal tract. In a study published today in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection ... Read More »

Safety Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for a Peanut Allergy
Safety Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for a Peanut Allergy March 21, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Paediatric specialists and surgeons are concerned with parents getting the wrong message regarding the safety/desirability of letting babies and young children eat peanuts to prevent them from developing peanut allergies.  Last week’s news coverage of a scientific article published February ... Read More »

Digestive brilliance of breast milk unravelled
Digestive brilliance of breast milk unravelled March 14, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Scientists have discovered that human breast milk forms into highly organised structures during digestion in the body. The study by researchers from the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) at Monash University has been published in the journal Angewandte Chemie. ... Read More »

Baby Feeding
Baby Feeding September 8, 2014 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript One of the age-old questions that probably does go back to the dawn of time is whether we should be feeding babies on demand or on a schedule. Hi, I’m Dr. Joe. This could be a very brief video ... Read More »

‘Often and early’ gives children a taste for vegetables
‘Often and early’ gives children a taste for vegetables June 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Exposing infants to a new vegetable early in life encourages them to eat more of it compared to offering novel vegetables to older children, new research from the University of Leeds suggests. The researchers, led by Professor Marion Hetherington in ... Read More »

Quick pea and ham soup (suitable for babies)
Quick pea and ham soup (suitable for babies) February 5, 2014 (7 votes, average: 4.86 out of 5)

This pea & ham soup makes a hearty, healthy meal for the whole family including a puree for babies from 7 months old. It’s high in iron, zinc and fibre. Preparation time: 15 minutes (plus soaking time) Cooking time: 30 ... Read More »

Introducing solid foods while continuing to breastfeed could prevent child allergies
Introducing solid foods while continuing to breastfeed could prevent child allergies November 28, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Introducing solid food with breast milk after the 17th week of birth could reduce food allergies in babies, according to University of Southampton research. The research, led by Dr Kate Grimshaw, dietitian and senior research fellow at the University, say ... Read More »

All probiotics are not the same in protecting premature infants from common, life-threatening illness
All probiotics are not the same in protecting premature infants from common, life-threatening illness October 28, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Treating premature infants with probiotics, the dietary supplements containing live bacteria that many adults take to help maintain their natural intestinal balance, may be effective for preventing a common and life-threatening bowel disease among premature infants, researchers at UC Davis ... Read More »







 
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