The rate at which our gut bacteria mature during infancy may have a big impact on later weight gain, suggest researchers.

Early microbiome development impacts later weight gain

By Nathan Gray

The way in which the ‘relatively simple’ gut bacteria of young babies shift to a more mature microbiota during early infancy plays a vital role later weight gain, according to research backed by A*STAR Research and Nestlé.

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Combating 'hidden hunger' with Vitamin Angels

By Stephen Daniells

Vitamin Angels is combating hidden hunger by helping children under five, pregnant women and new mothers gain access to lifesaving and life changing micronutrients. Check out this photo gallery to learn more about the causes of hidden hunger and see the...


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