Maternal, Perinatal and Pediatric Nutrition

Post-partum weight loss and breastmilk composition

These days you can hardly watch a T.V. program without being bombarded by the newest diet craze. Maybe it’s the

I eat what you eat: Maternal Nutrition and Epigenetics

Potential mothers, new mothers and mothers of multiples often worry about how their nutrition will affect their children. With the

Breastmilk from a Bottle and Obesity Risk

As a new parent you can go no longer than 24 hours without hearing the phrase “Breast is Best.” I

Regular Bedtimes for Children May be Protective Against Obesity

For many generations parenting books and gurus alike have heralded the importance of routine. Beginning in infancy, children are scheduled

Does Breastfeeding Make You Smarter?

Good nutrition has been shown to help with survival, growth, mental development, health, and well-being across one’s lifespan. Unearthing precisely

The complexity and mystery of linear growth

Student Blogger for Global Nutrition Council at ASN’s Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting at EB 2016 By: Sheela Sinharoy, MPH

Designing interventions to achieve impact

Student Blogger for Global Nutrition Council at ASN’s Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting at EB 2016 By: Sheela Sinharoy, MPH

Moving toward a holistic model of woman-centered antenatal care

By: Sheela Sinharoy, MPH Sunday began with a symposium titled, Delivering Nutrition Interventions to Women during Pregnancy: Beyond Individual Interventions

The Folate Fortification Story – How we fixed one problem…but may have created another

By: Mary Scourboutakos Neural tube defects are a type of birth defect—affecting the brain, spine or spinal cord—that result from

A new rationale for breastfeeding – the benefits for the Mom!

By: Mary Scourboutakos Presently in America breastfeeding rates are sub-par. While the World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for up