Better Understanding Breast Milk

Our paediatric nutrition experts have made huge advances over the past 60 years into developing and analysing infant formulas in relation to breast milk, says Bertram Fong, Senior Research Scientist at Fonterra. The role that breast milk was designed to play in human growth is quite incredible—after thousands of generations,…

Food Fortification: Benefits Extend Beyond Babies

Physical changes, medications, hospitalisations, and social factors can put older adults at risk of malnutrition which makes other health problems worse. By the Food Fortification Initiative. Fortifying food is often seen as a strategy to help young people because children and women in their child-bearing years require vitamins and minerals…

Meeting Millennial Demand: Organic Maltodextrin For Infant Nutrition

In recent years, market-savvy consumers have become increasingly aware of food  safety, in addition to being equipped with better technology to obtain information about their diets. This has driven food manufacturers into a position to become transparent about the ingredient lists of their products. In a competitive food industry, the…

Research Update On Paediatric Probiotics

Research shows BifidoB and LactoB provide clear infant health benefits, says Angela Rowan, category marketing manager, paediatrics, NZMP.     It’s well-known that setting infants up with a good immune system helps them through life. Breastfeeding to improve the immune system is best for the baby, but in cases where…
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