• Perspective: A Legal and Nutritional Perspective on the Introduction of Quinoa-Based Infant and Follow-on Formula in the EU

    1 month ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTInfants are vulnerable consumers and highly depend on dietary proteins for growth and development during their first months of life. Infant formula and follow-on formula have been developed to meet these requirements, although few protein sources are currently allowed to be used. At the same time, allergies to these available protein sources are becoming more frequent. There is thus a need to explore alternative protein sources for infant nutrition. One alternative could be quinoa, which is a pseudocereal that is naturally free from gluten and has a high protein content and...
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