Pediatric Health & Nutrition
[Literature Library] The Synergy between Lactose and Bovine Milk Oligosaccharides (BMOs)
This study compared the prebiotic effect of bovine milk oligosaccharides (BMO) and synthetic galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) using mono- and cocultures of eight major bacteria related to a healthy infant microbiome. The results revealed that BMO treatments supports growth of B.
[Literature Library] The effect of 2’-fucosyllactose on simulated infant gut microbiome and metabolites
Using a semi-continuous colon simulator, effecot of an HMO, 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL), on composition of the infant microbiota and microbial metabolites was evaluated in comparison to galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS) and lactose and control without additional carbon source.
[Literature Library] Appropriate age range for introduction of complementary feeding into an infant’s diet
Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) revised its 2009 Opinion on the appropriate age for introduction of complementary feeding of infants.