The Nest 39: Programming Power of Complementary Feeding

person M. S. Fewtrell D. M. Fleischer P. Patel J. Bhatia
schedule 18 min read
Topic(s): Growth & Development

This issue of the Nest looks into three important topics related to Complementary Feeding. First Mary Fewtrell discuss about the right time to include complementary feeding and it could potentially influence later health outcomes. David Fleischer shows data from a study that demonstrates early introduction of highly allergenic foods such as peanut can help manage food allergy. Finally Pinkal Patel and Jatinder Bhatia explain how complementary foods can play a critical role in the advancement of feeding in preterm infants to avoid growth delay and important nutrient deficiencies.