NUTRIMENTHE on You Tube
The video clips below, were filmed during NUTRIMENTHE's Open Forum that took place on 6th October 2010 in York (UK). In each clip, researchers from the project explain the rationale behind their studies, progress to date and the results so far. The clips are also visible on You Tube here.
Introduction to NUTRIMENTHE and an interview with the Coordinator, Professor Cristina Campoy.more
Folic acid supplements taken during pregnancy and mental performance in toddlers.
Dr Sabine Roza from the Erasmus Medical Centre, discusses how folic acid supplements, taken during pregnancy, can affect a child's behaviour in toddlerhood.more
The benefits of eating fish during pregnancy, and breastfeeding for babies
Dr Pauline Emmett from the University of Bristol discusses the benefits of breastfeeding and how eating fish during pregnancy is beneficial for cognitive function in childhood.more
Breastfeeding versus formula feeding and its relationship to mental performance in school-aged children.
Dr Darek Gruszfeld from the Children's Memorial Hospital, Warsaw, explains the background to the study that is looking at whether different protein content in formula milk or breast feeding in babies, results in differing mental performance in school aged children.more
B-vitamin supplementation in young children.
Dr Sheila Wiseman from Unilever explains why Nutrimenthe is studying B vitamin supplementation in young children, the role of B vitamins in brain development and the regulations governing the heatlh claims for supplements.more
The Phenylketoneuria study
Dr Hans Demmelmair from explains how studying children with phenylketoneuria could help Nutrimenthe provide dietary recommendations for fatty acid intake for children in the general population.more
Measuring mental performance, the development of a neuropsychological test battery.
Professor Miguel Perez-Garcia from the University of Granada explains how Nutrimenthe is tackling the measurement of mental performance in children of different ages in different countries.more
What do parents understand by the term 'mental performance' and an explanation of NUTRIMENTHE's study into the economics of improving mental performance
In addition to nutrition studies, Nutrimenthe is also addressing parents perceptions of the relationship between diet and mental performance and the economics of improving mental performance. Dr Bernadette Egan from the University of Surrey UK, and Niels Straub from the Institute for market Research, Strategy and Planning, Munich, explain.more
NUTRIMENTHE's future aims.
NUTRIMENTHE aims to establish positive dietary recommendations for a number of nutrients and to improve public knowledge of the role of diet in the mental performance of children. NUTRIMENTHE will continue until February 2013. If you wish to keep up to date with our progress, please register for our newsletter.more