Manufacturers of organic infant formula no longer need to be vulnerable to whey and lactose supply shortages, following the development of a patented technology that produces ingredients directly from fresh milk.
An industry-academia-led review suggests that probiotics and synbiotics may improve child growth with strains Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota showing beneficial effects.
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Pepper-containing foods can transfer into the mother's milk contributing to an increased tolerance at a later age, say researchers, who outline how dietary constituents are transferred from mother to baby.
Fortifying ready-to-eat therapeutic foods with DHA-rich fish oil may significantly improve brain development in malnourished infants and children, says a triple-blind, randomized, controlled clinical feeding trial.
Researchers in Australia have underlined the benefits of iron supplementation beyond anaemia, stressing that inadequate levels can also lead to feeling tired, weak and irritable, along with restless legs syndrome and fibromyalgia.
Speakers addressing the opportunities in the live biotherapeutics/ pharmabiotics space, postbiotics, and artificial intelligence are just some of the experts confirmed for the upcoming Probiota in Copenhagen.
Plant-based beauty and wellness brand WelleCo has launched The Super Kids Elixir + Protein: ‘a delicious, all-in-one, daily superfood powder that is packed full of the essential vitamins, minerals, protein and nutrients that children need to grow, learn,...
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A trial funded by Nestle has found that infant formula enriched with milk-derived oligosaccharides (MOS), a prebiotic, has helped to improve gut microbiota in babies, such as increasing the abundance of Bifidobacterium.
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Drinking a milk-based supplement could significantly and more quickly improve the weight and BMI of kids at risk of malnutrition, when compared to those who drank a lactose-free version of the same product, according to a study conducted by Abbott on...
Imperial College London is stepping up its microbiome R&D with the introduction of a device that can detect vaginal microbiome changes during pregnancy and the creation of an initiative designed to attract investment.
Healthcare professionals in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) are recommending hydrolysed rice formulas as a first line approach to managing mild-to-moderate cow’s milk allergy in infants.
A systematic review published in the BMJ slams recent formula milk trials as biased, and calls for a “a substantial change” in the way clinical infant formula trials are administered and reported to protect consumers from misinformation.
The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) says there is insufficient data to recommend a daily intake of the omega-3 oils, Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) for 3-18-year-olds.
Our latest round-up features on new innovations from a2 milk, an infant formula containing novel lipid structure by Danone, to new omega-3 and probiotics launches targeted at infants and young children.
An industry funded observational study of 196 infants has concluded an infant formula containing prebiotic and probiotic ingredients can decrease symptoms of gastro-intestinal disorders within three days.
South Korean firm Navipharm is focusing its R&D efforts on duo-strain probiotics products, after conducting research that appears to show that they are as efficacious, and more cost effective, as compared to multi-strain products.
Bunge has announced its plant-based lipids business, Bunge Loders Croklaan, has launched Betapol Organic, the first China and EU Certified Organic OPO (oleic-palmitic-oleic or SN-2 palmitate) for infant milk formula (IMF).
Probi has made available details of its new probiotic formulation, which appears to positively influence the infant microbiome early on by increasing gut diversity, according to the firm’s researchers.
Nestlé makes available a report outlining efforts to comply with formula marketing guidelines that in recent years has been a subject of contention for the owners of the Gerber and NAN baby food brands.
Over the last 20 years, the increase in exclusive breastfeeding and formula milk consumption, particularly in upper-middle-income countries, has led to product makers and ingredient suppliers revising plans in order to meet demand.
Over a third of infant caregivers admitted feeding their infant a non-recommended milk type in the past month, a new study finds with the majority also not providing the recommended cow's milk to their child.
Baby formula manufacturer Kendamil has fallen foul of UK advertising guidelines after content on its website appeared to discourage breastfeeding and prevent and treat colic and constipation in babies.
A new study looking at the milk consumption habits of children aged 13-24 months, indicates that the type of milk consumed at an early age influences eating habits and preferences for sweet-tasting foods.
There has been an “paradoxical” increase in both exclusive breastfeeding and formula milk consumption in upper-middle-income countries in the last 20 years between 2000 and 2019, according to a new research published in The Lancet.