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.
A large body of evidence emphasizes the importance of nutritional interventions early in life for the prevention and treatment of malnutrition and stunting. However, several recent publications…Continue
In mammals, growth during infancy and childhood is controlled by the activity of the growth-hormone (GH) - insulin-like growth factor–1 (IGF-1) axis, in which GH stimulates the liver and peripheral…Continue
Wasting affects about 52 million children under the age of 5 years, and stunting affects about 165 million children . The need for new nutritional interventions was highlighted in a recent paper…Continue
Milk and dairy products play an important role in explaining historical trends or regional differences in height. A recent extensive ecological study by Grasgruber et al (2016) analyzed the main…Continue