The formula of baby food has an effect on intestinal flora



Study with infants shows a surprising "internal clock" of intestinal bacteria

The formulation of infant formula has an effect on the intestinal flora of babies. This was discovered by a team led by Prof. Dirk Haller from the Department of Nutrition and Immunology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in a study involving 210 children. According to the study, baby food enriched with galacto-oligosaccharides ensures a higher concentration of desired bifidobacteria in the intestine than substitute food enriched directly with bifidobacteria.

Breast milk is considered the gold standard for healthy infant nutrition, and a variety of ingredients ensure the normal development of intestinal flora. Prof. ...
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