In the world today, one in three children under the age of 5 is either stunted, wasted or overweight. In many countries less than a fourth of infants 6-23 months of age meet the criteria of dietary diversity and feeding frequency that are appropriate for their age. (WHO, UNICEF) Undernutrition and obesity in early life can be prevented with the same approach: giving access to appropriate nutrition – particularly during the critical window of the first 1,000 days of life – can make all the difference.
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Dr. Jess Haines awarded for her research To Promoting Healthy and Sustainable Eating Habits among Families
Dr. Jess Haines, Associate Professor at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, is awarded the Danone International Prize for Alimentation (DIPA) for her groundbreaking research into Promoting sustainable healthy eating among families