The Learning Lead - Volume 4, 2020 - Nutrition and Executive Functions in Children
The ability to coordinate one’s thoughts, feelings, and actions depends on the development of a specific set of cognitive processes responsible for cognitive control and purposeful and goal-directed behavior called executive functions (EFs).1 As such, EFs are considered important…
Bioactive nutrition: Human milk and milk-derived oligosaccharides
- HMO* and MOS promote a gut microbiome closer to breastfed infants including an increase in bifidobacteria.
- HMO* and MOS decrease the abundance of potentially and opportunistic pathogenic bacteria in the microbiome, respectively.
- HMO* significantly reduced illness (LRTI…