Infants

The importance of long chain fatty acids in early life

24 June 2015

Fats are essential constituents of breast milk. They supply the infant with energy, and are also essential for growth and development. Some fatty acids, key components of dietary fats, play an important role in a child’s development...


Breastfeeding according to guidelines may help protect children from becoming overweight

13 September 2012

Breastfeeding infants during the first 4-6 months of life may offer some protection against overweight in childhood. This finding comes out of the European-wide study IDEFICS (Identification and prevention of Dietary- and lifestyle-induced health...