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by Stephanie Maroney last modified Jan 05, 2016 08:44 AM
Infant Health Improved with Fat-based Prenatal Supplement by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Jan 05, 2016 08:57 AM
UC Davis News reports on findings that fortified, lipid- or fat-based nutritional supplements provided during pregnancy to women in Bangladesh reduced stunting, abnormally low weight and small head size in babies born to these women, reports a team of University of California, Davis, researchers who led the international project.
UC Davis Faculty Predictions for 2016 on Food and Nutrition by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Jan 11, 2016 07:28 PM
Bruce German, Director of the Foods for Health Institute, was among several faculty asked to predict the future of their particular fields of research and expertise in the new year.
Henrick First Author on HIV Cell Activation Mechanism Paper by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Feb 25, 2016 06:00 PM
Bethany Henrick, Associate Director of Scientific Programs at the Foods for Health Institute co-authors in Frontiers in Immunology.
Complex Milk Sugars Offer Therapeutic Potential to Treat Childhood Malnutrition by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Feb 25, 2016 10:41 AM
FFHI researchers are part of an important paper in Cell, which offers novel approaches to address childhood malnutrition through nourishing gut microbes with milk compounds.
Cow’s Milk Found to Contain Beneficial Prebiotics for the Infant Microbiome by Sara Schaefer — last modified Jul 26, 2016 02:23 PM
FFHI scientists have found that mother’s milk is not only nourishing to infants, but also protects them against pathogens and other invaders. This is because complex sugars found in breastmilk feed specific protective microbes that inhabit the infant gut. Now, this team has shown these same sugars can also be obtained from cow’s milk.