The clinical effect of a high sn-2 palmitate, prebiotics enriched and partially hydrolyzed whey protein formula in term infants with constipation

The clinical effect of a high sn-2 palmitate, prebiotics enriched and partially hydrolyzed whey protein formula in term infants with constipation

A clinical study found that a high sn-2 palmitate, prebiotics enriched and partially hydrolyzed whey protein formula resulted in a strong tendency of softer stools in constipated infants.

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The addition of a high concentration sn-2 palmitic acid prebiotic oligosaccharides and partially hydrolyzed whey protein resulted in a strong tendency of softer stools in constipated infants, but not in a difference in defecation frequency.

Link to Publication: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17428343

Reference

Bongers ME, et al. The clinical effect of a new infant formula in term infants with constipation: a double-blind, randomized cross-over trial. Nutrition Journal 2007, 6:8 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-8.