Feeding for Life Magazine - Spring 2013
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More than a year has passed since
the launch of the 'MIND THE GAP: Are the current vitamin D
recommendations meeting the needs of the under-5s in the UK?'
report, and the Chief Medical Officers wrote to healthcare
professionals (HCPs) reminding them of the need for supplementaion.
Yet poor vitamin D status continues to be a persistent
The Spring 2013 issue of the FfL
Magazine looks at a recent Canadian study on vitamin D,
supplementation and fortification - Dr Robert Mob explains that
these finding should not be taken at face value. The magazine also
explores the key issues surrounding the introduction of first
foods, with dietitian Julie Lanigan offering practical advice on
how to support parents and carers as infants progress through this
important period of transition.
Professor Pinki Sahota also previews
some fascinating research on ethnic differences in weaning
practices, which has emerged from the Born in Bradford study, and
aims to improve health outcomes in the city.
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