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Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 110
Published: 15 April 2014
10.1159/000358468
EISBN: 978-3-318-02641-2
... Abstract The perinatal period is critical for human development. The brain of very low birth weight (VLBW, <1,500 g) infants is particularly vulnerable to undernutrition. Enteral nutrition is of major importance for the growth and the development of the gastrointestinal tract, which depends...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series: Clinical & Performance Program
Volume: 11
Published: 14 August 2006
10.1159/000094430
EISBN: 978-3-318-01329-0
... Abstract A diet always induces weight loss in the short term. The loss does not depend onthe dietary composition but rather on the caloric deficit. However, a drastic diet ofteninduces binge eating disorders and can lead to a weight gain in the long term. A cognitivebehavioral-nutritional...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 96
Published: 30 June 2022
10.1159/000519405
EISBN: 978-3-318-07015-6
... The health of very low birth weight infants is often challenged by immature tissues and organ systems including the gut and immune system paired with an unusual environment of a premature extrauterine life. Preterm birth comes with premature exposure to microbes that start to colonize...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 122
Published: 03 September 2021
10.1159/000514743
EISBN: 978-3-318-06647-0
... should establish and implement written protocol standards on the initiation and advancement of feeding preterm infants and on monitoring signs of feeding tolerance. Introduction With the increasing survival of preterm neonates of very low gestational age and of extremely low birth weight (ELBW...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 92
Published: 14 January 2020
10.1159/000499545
EISBN: 978-3-318-06528-2
..., vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and seeds, legumes, and vegetable oils. Additionally, maternal weight status, in particular a high BMI (≥30) prior to conception itself, is strongly associated with many adverse birth outcomes. Current gestational weight gain guidelines are dependent on a woman’s...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 91
Published: 13 March 2019
10.1159/000493707
EISBN: 978-3-318-06403-2
... ready-to-eat cereal, contributes to overall nutrient intake and diet quality. However, the association of breakfast consumption and weight parameters or cognition in children is controversial. Finally, challenges, opportunities, and research gaps with breakfast studies are discussed. The question...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 189
Published: 22 December 2016
10.1159/000450781
EISBN: 978-3-318-05929-8
... Abstract Background: With the identification of β 2 -microglobulin (β 2 MG) as an active participant in dialysis-related amyloid fibril formation, low-molecular-weight proteins (LMWPs) are now recognized as a distinct class of uremic toxins, and numerous compounds in this category have been...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 85
Published: 25 April 2016
10.1159/000439492
EISBN: 978-3-318-05643-3
... Abstract Worldwide, 38% of women are now overweight (BMI 25-30) or obese (BMI ≥30). There is increasing evidence that maternal obesity can result in unfavorable (epigenetic) pre- and postnatal programming of important genes of the offspring. Infants of overweight mothers show faster weight gain...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 113
Published: 17 April 2015
10.1159/000360342
EISBN: 978-3-318-02691-7
... therefore be made to provide complete nutrition beginning from birth [ 2 ]. Table 1 Requirements for protein and energy (best estimates by factorial and empirical methods) Nourishing Preterm and Low-Birth-Weight Infants Provision of nutrients has to overcome the immaturity of the intestinal...
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Book Chapter
Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 19
Published: 27 January 2015
10.1159/000368136
EISBN: 978-3-318-02799-0
... of pediatric obesity, it can be discouraging that there is no single proven strategy for success in pediatric weight management. It is problematic even to define success , although most researchers, clinicians, funding agencies, government officials, and families would view weight loss as the most meaningful...
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Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 110
Published: 15 April 2014
10.1159/000358476
EISBN: 978-3-318-02641-2
... on nutritional interventions. Evidence-based interventions begin before conception with strategies to prevent and treat malnutrition among women of reproductive age, and micronutrient supplementation in pregnancy. As an example, a practically feasibly strategy of feeding very low birth weight infants in South...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 110
Published: 15 April 2014
10.1159/000360195
EISBN: 978-3-318-02641-2
... Abstract Ranges of advisable nutrient intakes are presented for populations of fully enterally fed very low birth weight infants, based on current evidence and an intensive discussion with experts in July 2013. Recommended ranges of adequate nutrient intakes are expressed as amounts per...
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Book Chapter
Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 75
Published: 15 August 2013
10.1159/000345831
EISBN: 978-3-318-02333-6
... Abstract Management of weight is an ever-increasing challenge in societies where good tasting food is convenient, relatively inexpensive, and abundant. Developing a weight management plan is essential for everyone, including athletes that expend high amounts of energy in their sport. This brief...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 106
Published: 12 February 2013
10.1159/000342531
EISBN: 978-3-318-02266-7
... Abstract Psychiatric medications have many implications on weight and growth. Stimulant medications may produce appetite loss and thus affect growth. Second-generation antipsychotics which are widely used for psychosis and many other indications may cause weight gain and subsequent metabolic...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 73
Published: 26 October 2012
10.1159/000341282
EISBN: 978-3-318-02116-5
... Abstract The long-term stability of bodyweight despite wide variation in energy intake and expenditure suggests that at usual weight energy intake and output are ‘coupled’ to maintain body energy stores. Our model for some of the molecular mechanics of this regulation of energy stores is based...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 73
Published: 26 October 2012
10.1159/000341283
EISBN: 978-3-318-02116-5
... Abstract Weight loss interventions involving diet and physical activity typically result in 8–10% weight loss within 6–12 months after initiating treatment. Physical activity is a key component of these interventions for a variety of reasons. Weight loss achieved with physical activity averages...