Firenze 6-7 February 2015
October 2014 The EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) approves the health claim that recognizes a link of cause and effect between the intake of folic acid and reduced risk of developing neural tube defects in the fetus, associated with spina bifida or anencephaly. According to the reg. (EU) 1335/2014, ”The supplementary intake of folic acid
During the two days of discussion of the Italian Society of Human Nutrition (SINU) entitled “Nutrition: perimeters and horizons”, held in Rome on 20 and 21 October, was presented the IV Revision of LARN (Intake Levels of Reference of Nutrients and energy) which is proposed as a tool for research and planning nutrition. A review
In April 2014, the working group of ESPGHAN (European Society of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Pediatric) published a Position Paper in which it is strongly recommended the use of Saccharomyces boulardii in the treatment of acute gastroenteritis in children on the basis numerous scientific evidence of recent years1. The previous ESPGHAN Guidelines of 2008 had
Preterm infants have lower reserves of zinc compared to term infants because about 60% of the zinc is absorbed by fetus during the third trimester of pregnancy; furthermore, they also have a lower capacity to absorb and retain zinc necessary for the growth 1,2,3. Zinc is an essential element in the organic metabolism, cell growth
The particular formulations of Previtamin Gocce and Previtamin Zero does not provide for the presence of stabilizers of the color; therefore, is likely to occur a slight variation of the color, as reported on the label, is not index alteration of the product.
The production process of Previtamin Gocce and Previtamin Zero takes place in a protective atmosphere in a nitrogen flow to ensure vitamins unchanged: this means that the bottle is filled with an inert gas such as nitrogen precisely. Consequently, when the package is opened, feels a vent that indicates precisely the escape of nitrogen.
Maltonic can be used, like Carbotonic, during the races to recover liquid and has energy readily available without intestinal problems. The suggested dilution is 6-8% (60-80 grams in 1 liter of water = better absorption, no problems of osmolarity) to drink during training and racing. Obviously Maltonic not be flavored but just add lemon or

Salerno Pediatria 2014: The child grows

Dupi Italia participated to the third edition of the Congress SalernoPediatria organized by FIMP in collaboration with the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and University of Salerno. The underlying theme of the day will be represented by the delicate transition of the child / adolescent from Pediatrician to General Doctor. The issues of pain,
To the Congress ESPGHAN 2014 (European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) was presented the abstract ”Zinc supplementation reduces the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight neonates: a randomized clinical trial”, which analyzes the results obtained supplementation with Previtamin Zero in very low birth weight preterm infants.   The double-blind, randomized,