Recent Developments in Infant Nutrition: Scheveningen, 29 November - 2 December 1995 / Edition 1

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Overview

This book reports the proceedings of a symposium held on 29 November-2 December, 1995 which was attended by many opinion leaders from all over the world. It aims at both giving a convenient introduction in some of the most topical issues of paediatric nutrition to newcomers in the field, as well as delivering the most recent state of the art to the respective experts. Major emphasis is given to infant nutrition and body composition, nutrition and integrity of the gut system, and maternal nutrition and its effects on the fetus and newborn. In addition to long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids which are addressed extensively, attention is also paid to other topical nutrients like cholesterol, iron and indispensable amino acids. The number of review papers and original communications is balanced. The edited discussions following each of the five sessions should be seen as complementary.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792387077
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 6/30/1996
  • Series: Nutricia Symposia Series, #9
  • Edition description: 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 414
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Session 1: Maternal Nutrition and its Effects on the Fetus and Newborn. 1. Fetal Undernutrition and Disease in Adult Disease; D.J.P. Barker. 2. Nutrition of Pregnant Mothers in Developing Countries; S.D. Poppitt. 3. What Determines the Production and Composition of Breast Milk? K.J. Motil. 4. Essential Fatty Acids, Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcome; G. Hornstra, et al. 5. Experimental Approaches to Improve Intrauterine Growth Retardation; F.C. Battaglia. Session 2: Infant Nutrition and Body Composition. 6. Body Composition in the First Year of Life; N.C. de Bruin, et al. 7. Bone Mineralization During the First Year of Life; J. Rigo, et al. 8. Nutrition and Linear Growth in Childhood; J. Karlberg, K. Albertsson- Wikland. 9. Infant Feeding and Body Composition in Later Life; D.S. Lewis. Session 3: Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (LCPUFA) in Infant Nutrition. 10. Effects of n-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency in Non- Human Primates; S. Reisbick, et al. 11. Essential Fatty Acid Metabolism in Neonates; V.P. Carnielli, P.J.J. Sauer. 12. LCPUFA Requirements for Preterm Infants: Neurophysiological Studies; R. Uauy, et al. 13. Defining the LCPUFA Requirement of Term Infants; M. Makrides, R.A. Gibson. 14. LCPUFA Status and Developmental Quotient in Term Infants Fed Different Dietary Sources of Lipids in the First Months of Life; C. Agostoni, et al. 15. LCPUFA and Functional Development of Preterm and Term Infants; S. Carlson. 16. Do LCPUFA Influence Infant Cognitive Behaviour? J.S. Forsyth, P. Willatts. 17. Supply and Metabolism of LCPUFA in Term Infants; B. Loletzko, et al. Session 4: Selected Nutrients in Infancy: Essentiality and Deficiency. 18. Is Dietary Cholesterol Beneficial to the Infant?; D.L. Hachey, et al. 19. Nutrient Deficiency in the Breast-Fed Infant; B. Wharton. 20. Iron Deficiency in Infants: Three Topics of Current Interest; P.R. Dallman. 21. What are the Essential Amino Acids for the Preterm and Term Infant? P.B. Pencharz, et al. Session 5: Nutrition and the Integrity of the Gut System. 22. Microbial Colonization of the Intestine of the Newborn; S. Hudault. 23. Metabolism and Nutrition of the Gastrointestinal Tract; M. Elia. 24. Development of the Mucosal Immune System in Humans; P. Brandtzaeg. 25. The Role of Lactoferrin in the Gastrointestinal Tract; O.M. Conneely, et al. Index.
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