Air Displacement Plethysmography: Cradle to Grave

Posted on 31 March 2015, Body Composition, Scientific

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A new scientific review paper, published in ASPEN Nutrition in Clinical Practice Journal, tries to find a singular body composition tool that is valid, reliable, precise, and easy to administer across the life span

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

Posted on 12 June 2014, Body Composition, Scientific

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

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.

Body composition from birth to 6 mo of age in Ethiopian infants: reference data obtained by air-displacement plethysmography

Posted on 02 October 2013, Body Composition, Scientific

Body composition from birth to 6 mo of age in Ethiopian infants: reference data obtained by air-displacement plethysmography

A new peer-reviewed article published on the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reporting a research study on body composition in a cohort of Ethiopian infants.

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