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.

Infant body composition in the PEA POD® era: what have we learned and where do we go from here?

Posted on 20 June 2013, Scientific, PEA POD

Infant body composition in the PEA POD® era: what have we learned and where do we go from here?

A new study by the University of Alberta has been published recently summarizing ongoing scientific research activity in infant body composition using the PEA POD.

Infant Body Composition: The New Frontier in Pediatric Care

Posted on 30 May 2013, Body Composition, Scientific

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A new white paper from COSMED shows main scientific evidence on the importance of body composition measurement in infants.

Preterm Birth and Body Composition at Term equivalent Age: a systematic review

Posted on 27 August 2012, Body Composition, Scientific

Preterm Birth and Body Composition at Term equivalent Age: a systematic review

A meta-analysis of scientific studies has been published on the prestigious Pediatrics Journal showing the importance of body composition monitoring in preterm infants.

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