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Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), 19-21 November 2014

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In the Russian Federation and all over the world, mothers' support groups are helping to encourage women to breastfeed. One such group in Russia is the Greater Moscow League of Young Mums, a nonprofit organization based in Moscow Province.When she was pregnant with her first baby, Juliya Lesnova, a young...
If you are born in New Zealand, it is highly likely you will be born in hospital, delivered by the same midwife who attended your mother during her pregnancy. It is also highly likely you will be breastfed by your mother right from the start.When they go home, more than...
The Kuwait authorities, working with the country’s main bakery, have taken bold action to reduce salt content in the most popular type of bread. “This is a great example of commitment and collaboration between related sectors and an even greater example of partnership,” says Dr. Nawal Al-hamad, chair of Kuwait’s...
“Less salt, more life” is more than a motto in Argentina: it is the title of a broad-based government programme aimed at food producers and consumers to lower salt intake for better health. The Menos Sal, Mas Vida (Less salt, more life) scheme is seeing Argentine processed food manufacturers voluntarily...
Food and drink marketing is a vast and increasingly sophisticated industry, and children are among its prime targets. Advertisements on TV, the Internet and mobile phones are being integrated with sponsorship agreements and product placement to maximize their impact.Many advertisements promote foods high in fats, sugar and salt, consumption of...