Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Alpha protein proven to improve infant’s long-term health

To all moms, this article may be on interest to you.

        Cases of long-term health problems like obesity, cardiovascular ailments, and insulin resistance have been increasing year after year. These have prompted medical professionals to look beyond medical treatments and seek effective preventive measures. Infant nutrition, particularly protein intake during the early stages of infancy, has been identified in strengthening or weakening a person’s long-term health.

        Controlled random examinations in preterm and term infants cited by the research paper, “Early origins of cardiovascular disease. Is there a unifying hypothesis?” by Lucas Singhal, proved that “early nutrition has a major impact on long-term health including cognitive function, bone health, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease.”

        Dr. Atul Singhal, a professor of Pediatric Nutrition and deputy director of the University College London, explained in a forum that the long-term growth and development of infants depended not just on the quantity of nourishment they receive but on the quality as well. He also heads the Clinical Trials and Cardiovascular Nutrition group at the MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre’s Institute of Child Health at University College London, which researched on “The Importance of Protein for Long-term Health.”
        Although a high protein intake may improve and accelerate young infants’ growth, parents should focus on the quality of protein they feed their babies. “While a higher protein intake has short-term advantages for growth, adverse programming by high protein intake and faster growth suggest that the optimum nutrition of infants is more complex than simply ‘more is better,’” said Dr. Singhal.

        Alpha protein or รก-lactalbumin is beneficial to the overall health of infants.   Unlike other whey-based proteins, alpha protein is easily digested by babies and lessens the possibility of vomiting, spitting up, or food intolerance of babies. This important protein helps improve the kidney function of babies and the absorption of essential minerals like zinc.

        Alpha protein also enhances babies’ sleep patterns and appetites. It contains helpful amino acids with tryptophan which also enhance the disposition or mood of children. Children who are given alpha protein are healthier and stand to have more enduring health benefits.

        To find out more about alpha protein and what in can do for your baby, ask your trusted pediatrician. 

(Thanks to Iris for the info) 

Thursday, April 22, 2010

An Iron Man 2 Screening for a good cause

 (Photo taken from Iron Man website)

The Ateneo Alumni Tennis Club (for the benefit of the Ateneo Tennis Development Program). will be having a special screening of Iron Man 2 at the Powerplant Cinema 1 on 2PM Sunday, May 2 (after you watch Mayweather vs Mosley)

Tickets will be @ 500 pesos with raflle prizes awaiting lucky patrons. If you want to reserve tickets, one can contact Ms. Ida Solis at 426-6001 local 4081 or text 0920-9120946 or email her at

Iron Man will be shown in the Philippines on April 30 while it will be shown in the US on May 7 (Thanks to Az for the date info).

Monday, April 19, 2010

FroYo for a good cause

I love the taste of frozen yogurt. Now recently, the people of White Hat brought the cosplaying duo that is the Gosiengfiao siblings (Alodia and Almira) and members of the Ateneo Blue Eagles basketball team. They even invaded the confines of Magic 89.9. This time, the crew are bringing in a regal figure...

So feel free to check this out. It's for a good cause.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

iBlog 6 this weekend, y'all

Promote this event badge

Looking forward to be here. You can be updated via the #iblog6 hashtag

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Kindly come to Stonehouse on April 16

If you have the time, please make time to watch two up-and-coming artists soothe the sizzling heat with their wonderful music.

Thanks Mj for the picture here. :)

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Want an ASUS part upgrade? Here's how

Here is a way to enhance your desktop's capability. C/o the people of ASUS. Hope you can read the instructions.

Easter Doughnuts!!!!

Today is Easter Sunday. If you are near a Krispy Kreme, it would be a good idea to check these new donuts for your reference.