Body fat differences by self-reported race/ethnicity in healthy term newborns.

Posted on 01 February 2016, Body Composition, Scientific

indirect calorimetry

The role of race in infant body composition has been investigated in a study published in the Pediatric Obesity journal.

IAEA Human Health Series: Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age.

Posted on 12 June 2014, Body Composition, Scientific

indirect calorimetry

The IAEA (International Atommic Energy Agency) published a study reviewing body composition assessment techniques from birth to 2 years of age.

Body composition at birth in preterm infants between 30 and 36 weeks gestation.

Posted on 16 April 2014, Scientific, PEA POD

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A new scientific study appeared on the Pediatric Research Journal confirming the validity and reliability of ADP measurements with the PEA POD on healthy newly born preterm infants.

Exploratory study of the relationship of fat-free mass to speed of brain processing in preterm infants.

Posted on 13 November 2013, Body Composition, Scientific

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A new study by the University of Minnesota shows a link in preterm infants between fat free mass (FFM) and neural development, with higher FFM resulting in better neural development

Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?.

Posted on 06 November 2013, Body Composition, Scientific

Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?.

A new study published on the prestigious Pediatric Research Journal shows that infant morbidity can be predicted more accurately from %fat vs. birth weight.

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