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Importance of Iron in Infant Nutrition

Gerber Nutrition at ASN 2023

This July, Gerber participated in the American Society for Nutrition Conference which explored developments in clinical and translational nutrition, food science and systems, diet and disease, basic science, and global health and brought together clinicians, policy experts, and the media to network and learn.

FITS Dietary Guidelines Importance of Iron

Infant Cereal is a Top Food Source of Key Nutrients

At the American Society for Nutrition Conference, Gerber presented their poster for a study determining the top food sources for iron, calcium, folic acid, and vitamin C in infants ages 6 to 11.9 months old. Complementary food sources consisted of infant cereals (iron, folic acid, and calcium), 100% juice and fortified fruit purees…

FITS Importance of Iron

Infant & Toddler Dietary Guidelines

Good nutrition plays a critical role in the optimal development of infants and toddlers and it is imperative that all healthcare professionals support parents and caregivers in their efforts to incorporate healthy dietary patterns from birth. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide advice on what to eat and drink to meet nutrient…

Dietary Guidelines Importance of Iron Vitamin D

Feeding Infants & Toddlers Study

The Nestlé Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) is the largest and most comprehensive dietary intake study focused on infants, toddlers and preschoolers in the U.S. Started in 2002 by Gerber and now conducted by the Nestlé Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, FITS has surveyed nearly 10,000 parents and caregivers over three…

FITS Importance of Iron