Too much of a good thing?
Survey finds communication gap on early childhood nutrition, Annie May reports.
There needs to be increased communication between healthcare professionals and parents to improve understanding about the right nutrition practices for children, a new survey has found. The international survey involving 1200 GPs, paediatricians, paediatric nurses and nurse practitioners from 12 countries revealed that 36 per cent of Australian healthcare professionals perceive that parents are "not too concerned" or "not at all concerned" that their child is getting too much of some nutrients. In today's obesity-conscious environment, getting an optimal balance of nutrients during the first...
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