Nutrition expert raises red flag over infant diet issues

Australian doctors need  more information about issues related to excess protein in infancy, says an expert in paediatric nutrition.

Pointing to a pilot survey of 200 general practitioners, Professor Peter Davies says just 6% are aware excessive protein in a child’s formative years is associated with obesity.

Furthermore, only 4% of doctors surveyed say they are familiar with the NHMRC Infant Feeding