Early Nutrition and Long-Term Health: Mechanisms, Consequences and Opportunities, 1st Edition

  • Jose M. Saavedra
  • Anne Dattilo
  • Published By: Woodhead Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 008100186X
  • ISBN-13: 9780081001868
  • DDC: 615.854808
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 720 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This in-depth volume introduces how early-life nutrition relates to function programming, covering infant growth and cognitive development and the effects of early-life nutrition on specific noncommunicable diseases and on long-term general health. It is geared towards pediatricians, dietitians, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition.
Nutrition in the First 1000 Days of Life: Society's Greatest Opportunitya.
Nutrition in Early Life.
1: Prenatal Nutrition and Nutrition in Pregnancy: Effects on Long-Term Growth and Development.
2: Breastfeeding and Human Milk: Short and Long-Term Health Benefits to the Recipient Infant.
3: Early Nutrition: Effects on Infants' Growth and Body Composition.
4: Early Nutrition: Effects on Short and Long-Term Health: Two Examples.
5: Early Nutrition: Effects of Specific Nutrient Intake on Growth, Development, and Long-Term Health.
6: The Effect of Infant Allergen/Immunogen Exposure on Long-Term Health.
7: Early Nutrition and its Effect on Allergy Development.
8: Impact of Early Nutrition on Intestinal Microbiome: Effects on Immunity and Long-Term Health.
9: Eating Development in Young Children: Understanding the Complex Interplay of Developmental Domains.
Early Nutrition and Non Communicable Disease.
10: Early Nutrition and its Effect on the Development of Celiac Disease.
11: Early Nutrition and its Effect on the Development of Obesity.
12: Early Life Nutrition and its Effect on the Development of Type-2 Diabetes.
13: Early Nutrition and its Effect on the Development of Allergic Diseases.
14: Early Nutrition and its Effect on the Development of Functional GI Disorders.
Nutritional Programming in the First 1,000 Days.
15: Programming Long-Term Health: Maternal and Fetal Nutrition and Diet Needs.
16: Programming Long-Term Health: Nutritional and Dietary Needs in Infant Prematurity.
17: Programming Long-Term Health: Establishing Healthy Eating Patterns in Early Infancy.
18: Programming Long-Term Health: Effect of Parent Feeding Approaches on Long-Term Diet and Eating Patterns.
19: Programming Long-Term Health: Nutrition and Diet in Infants Aged 6 Months to 1 Year.
20: Programming Long-Term Health: Nutrition and Diet in Toddlers.