Maternal & infant health

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Childhood stunting costs billions in lost productivity each year

By Shane Starling

Childhood stunting costs low-to-middle income countries (LMICs) up to 1.2% of their annual gross domestic product (GDP), and could be cheaply remedied via nutritional shifts, according to research published in Lancet e-Clinical Medicine.

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Study: Increased protein leads to taller girls

By Danielle Masterson

In addition to carbs and fats, protein is one of the three macronutrients required for optimal health. Protein aids with tissue growth and repair, supports immune health, and according to new research, may help some children grow taller.

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ASA accuses Nutricia of making health claims for infant formula

By Lynda Searby

Infant nutrition manufacturer Nutricia are to has been ordered to pull a podcast ad for Cow&Gate Baby Club after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that it confused between infant formula and follow-on formula, making specific health...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Pam Cebulski of Pantheryx

NutraWomen Wednesday: Pam Cebulski of Pantheryx

By Danielle Masterson

Pam Cebulski, senior vice president of marketing and general manager of consumer brands at Pantheryx, has over two decades of experience leading and commercializing global healthcare brands from consumer goods to pharmaceuticals to medical devices.