Nutrition

The 3 × 3 formula of infant nutrition

The 3 × 3 formula of infant nutrition An effective measure to plan the children’s menu and prevent overweight and obesity is to “eat in blocks 3 × 3”, combining three food groups: protein, carbohydrates and healthy fat, in each of the three main meals, according to nutritionists Sometimes a little imagination is crucial for […]

The banana: properties
Nutrition

The banana: properties, benefits, and myths

The banana: properties, benefits, and myths Banana is one of the most consumed and known fruits, mainly because of its high potassium content. But, beyond this mineral, what more benefits can banana bring to health? Banana helps increase the variety of fruits in all seasons / JM Aragón Watermelons, nectarines, melons, plums … Summer is the […]

milk
Nutrition

Personalized breast milk for each premature baby

Personalized breast milk for each premature baby Every premature baby needs adequate breast milk at gestational age. Therefore, in the Personal Nutrition Neonatology Unit of the Gregorio Marañón Hospital in Madrid, infants who need it receive donated breast milk that corresponds to their gestation time and postnatal age. A solidarity initiative in World Breastfeeding Week. […]

Skipping breakfast
Nutrition

Skipping breakfast is a matter of genes

Skipping breakfast is a matter of genes A study by the universities of Harvard (Boston, United States) and Murcia, among other participants, has linked six variants in genes with skipping breakfast so, for the first time, a genetic component in this habit is demonstrated This research, published on June 13 in “The American Journal of […]

excesses of obesity
Nutrition

Who pays the excesses of obesity?

Who pays the excesses of obesity? Some 2,000 million adults are overweight or obese in the world, a figure that is increasing at an unprecedented rate and already evidences a public health crisis of global dimensions, according to the World Federation of Obesity “Obesity affects millions of people, even more than those without food. It may […]