Welcome to the Nutrition & Growth Network!
We anticipate that the Nutrition and Growth Network will become the premiere online community for health professionals in the field of pediatric nutrition.
The Network provides fans the opportunity to exchange knowledge about pediatric nutrition, network with colleagues and take advantage of the added benefit of being a part of an exclusive online social network.
This network is just in the beginning stages and we look forward to your contributions in helping it grow.
Observational studies of dietary protein adequacy in low-income countries indicate that most young children consume adequate amounts of protein with reference to recommendations (1-4). However, these…Continue
In low and middle income countries, age‐appropriate complementary feeding (the addition of food other than human milk or formula) practices are usually not optimal, and is expressed in minimal food…Continue
Our understanding of the biological pathways involved in stunting and wasting of chronically undernourished children remains insufficient. Evaluating the effects of malnutrition includes measuring…Continue
Many centers started to use early aggressive parenteral nutrition, starting with protein 3g/kg/day, but there is still reluctance to the early use of intravenous lipids. In my hospital (in Peru) we…Continue