Baby & Toddler Food Publications

40 publications on Baby & Toddler Food related topics


Are Homemade and Commercial Infant Foods Different? A Nutritional Profile and Food Variety Analysis in Spain. Nutrients. (2021)

Complementary Feeding Practices and Parental Pressure to Eat among Spanish Infants and Toddlers: A Cross-Sectional StudyInt. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. (2021)

Acceptance of a Nordic, Protein-Reduced Diet for Young Children during Complementary Feeding—A Randomized Controlled TrialFoods. (2021)


Are Sugar-Reduced and Whole Grain Infant Cereals Sensorially Accepted at Weaning? A Randomized Controlled Cross-Over Trial. Nutrients (2020)


Protein-Reduced Complementary Foods Based on Nordic Ingredients Combined with Systematic Introduction of Taste Portions Increase Intake of Fruits and Vegetables in 9 Month Old Infants: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Nutrients (2019)

Infant Cereals: Current Status, Challenges, and Future Opportunities for Whole Grains. Nutrients (2019)

Study protocol: Optimized complementary feeding study (OTIS): A randomized controlled trial of the impact of a protein-reduced complementary diet based on Nordic foods. BMC Public Health (2019)

Mapping Out Commercial Infant Cereals: An Overview From 8 Countries. Scientific Abstract- Nutrition & Growth 2019


Parents’ choice criteria for infant food brands: A scale development and validation. Food Quality and Preference (2018)


Sensory acceptability of infant cereals with whole grain in infants and young children. Nutrients  (2017)

Differences in protein and fat content in commercial infant meals from 3 EU countries. Scientific abstract - ESPGHAN 2017

Naturally occurring sugar content in commercial infant fruit-based products in 4 countries. A nutritional benchmarking study. Scientific abstract -ESPGHAN 2017

Homemade vs commercial infant food - a nutritional comparison on dietary fibre. Scientific abstract - ESPGHAN 2017


Sensory acceptability of infant cereals with wholegrain in Spain. Scientific abstract - ESPGHAN 2015

Simple sugars intake from infant cereals in Spain. A web-based cereals dietary questionnaire. Scientific abstract - ESPGHAN 2015

External sources of information used by Spanish parents in determining the amount of formula milk and cereals needed to prepare them: an exploratory study. Scientific abstract – ESPGHAN 2015


 Effects of infant cereals with different carbohydrate profiles on colonic function - Randomised and double-blind clinical trial in infants aged between 6 and 12 months - Pilot study. European Journal of Pediatrics (2013)


Development of an optimized ELISA and a sample preparation method for the detection of beta-lactoglobulin traces in baby foods. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2010)

Ion-pair high-performance liquid chromatography with diode array detection coupled to dual electrospray atmospheric pressure chemical ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the determination of nucleotides in baby foods. Journal of Chromatography. (2010)


Determination of shelf-life of homogenized apple-based beikost storage at different temperatures using Weibull hazard model. LWT - Food Science and Technology (2009)

A new sample preparation method compatible with capillary electrophoresis and laser-induced fluorescence for improving detection of low levels of beta-lactoglobulin in infant foods. Analytica Chimica Acta (2009)

Iron and calcium availability from digestion of infant cereals by Caco-2 cells. European Food Research and Technology (2009)

Effect of dephytinization on bioavailability of iron, calcium and zinc from infant cereals assessed in the Caco-2 cell model. World Journal of Gastroenterology (2009).

Probiotics during weaning reduce the incidence of eczema. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (2009).


Effect of dephytinization and follow-on formula addition on in vitro iron, calcium, and zinc availability from infant cereals. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2008).

Dietary fat in infancy should be more focused on quality than on quantity. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2008).

Phytic acid and inositol phosphates in raw flours and infant cereals: The effect of processing. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis (2008)

Sterol oxidation in ready-to-eat infant foods during storage. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry(2008).


Fluorescence and color as markers for the Maillard reaction in milk–cereal based infant foods during storage. Food Chemistry (2007)


Monitoring of headspace volatiles in milk-cereal-based liquid infant foods during storage. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology (2006)


Improving the nutritive value of homogenized infant foods using response surface methodologyJ Food Sci (2004)

Effects of weaning cereals with different phytate content on growth, development and morbidity: A randomized intervention trial in infants from 6 to 12 months of age. Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics (2004)

Maturation of Visual Acuity Is Accelerated in Breast-Fed Term Infants Fed Baby Food Containing DHA-Enriched Egg Yolk. J Nutr (2004)


Effects of weaning cereals with different phytate contents on hemoglobin , iron stores , and serum zinc : a randomized intervention in infants from 6 to 12 mo of age. Am J Clin Nutr (2003)


Protein Nutritional Quality of Infant Cereals during Processing. Journal of Cereal Science (2002) 

Effects of Processing on Dextrin , Total Starch , Dietary Fiber and Starch Digestibility in Infant Cereals. J Food Sci (2002) 


Heme iron concentrate fortification weaning foods. J Agr Food Chem (2000) 


Iron bioavailability infant weaning foods with haem concentrate. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr, 27(4), 419–424. (1998). 


Influence on the Selenium Concentration and Selenium Intake of Infants of Ingredients in Spanish Homogenised Infant Beikosts. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology (1997)  


Mineral composition of meat-based infant beikosts. A preliminary study. Int J Food Sci Nutr, Food Science and Technology (1994)

Electrolyte composition of meat-based infant beikosts. Journal of Food Composition (1994) 


Elemental composition of infant beikost. J Micronutr Anal,(1990)