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Knowledge of the importance of early life nutrition has increased significantly in recent years. While the main goal used to be feeding a baby enough to hit a predefined growth curve, scientific research is now revealing a nuanced picture of the nutrient levels that are needed from preconception through to postnatal, to ensure long-term development and health.
Personalized nutrition is an idea on the cusp of the mainstream. Yet, there is still work to do if personalized nutrition is to go mainstream and dispel doubts that it may be more hype than hard science.
The days of taste and general health trends dictating dietary decisions are over. Today, scientific and technological advances mean personalized nutrition is possible.