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Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are the third largest component of breast milk and are now recognised as components that play an important role in the maturation of the immune system of babies. Scientists are discovering the many benefits of HMOs, and over the last few years, HMOs have become one of the trending topics of scientific discussion. As the world leader in infant nutrition and a pioneer in research on HMOs, Nestlé has created this digital academy which shares evidence-based information from more than a decade of research in this area. The digital academy also provides a source of learning and support to all healthcare professionals. The HMO Academy leverages state-of-the-art interactive technologies to provide you with the most exciting and user-friendly learning experience.

Nestlé is the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company. With our Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy, we support people who want to lead a healthier lifestyle. We enhance lives with science-based nutrition and health solutions for all stages of life, helping consumers care for themselves and their families. Industry-leading research and development drives innovation and supports constant renovation of our food and beverage portfolio. In addition, our researchers are exploring the role of nutritional programs to maintain or improve health and investigating how we can help people look after their skin.

HMO Academy is supported by Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI) and Wyeth Nutrition Science Center (WNSC).

The Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI) is a non for profit association based in Vevey, Switzerland, that shares leading science-based information and education with healthcare professionals, scientists and nutrition communities and stakeholders in all parts of the world through various forms of interaction. The Institute was established in 1981 with the goal to foster “Science for Better Nutrition” to help enhance the quality of people’s lives all over the world.

The institute is one of the world’s largest private publisher of nutritional information including the PubMed-listed Workshop Book series and Annales Nestlé. As well as acquiring information on a broad range of nutrition related topics, we also share information through the acclaimed scientific workshops and symposia we organize and host internationally.

Wyeth Nutrition Science Center (WNSC) aims to share science-based information to advance global nutrition science that enhances the nutrition of mothers and children and improves future health outcomes.

WNSC shares leading science-based information with health professionals, fostering scientific communications in medical communities, and advancing global nutrition science to help improve the nutrition of mothers and children and improve future health outcomes.

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