[Local data] Free sugar content in pre-packaged foods and beverages in Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, free sugars are found to be highly prevalent in pre-packaged foods, yet the data on free sugar content is limited. A local study including 18,784 pre-packaged foods from 14 major food groups and 54 minor food groups has been conducted, to assess their free sugar levels and identify the major types of free sugars present.
[Literature library] Bovine milk oligosaccharides (MOS) support gut microbiota development and intestinal immune defense
This is the first clinical trial demonstrating a substantial rise in bifidobacterial levels with an infant formula supplemented with 7.2 g/L bovine milk oligosaccharides (MOS) alone.
[Literature Library] Human milk microbiota and oligosaccharides
This review article highlights the benefits of human milk on newborns and mothers from physiological and health implication perspective. Significance of milk microbiota (i.e. origins, diversity, benefits and impact of maternal diet) and human milk oligosaccharides as well as their potential interaction were presented.