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Why PREBIOTICS?

GOS & FOS (9:1)

A resilient immune system is essential for overall growth and development of an infant. However, the infant's immune and gastrointestinal system are still in the developing phase, especially in the 1st year of life, making them vulnerable to allergy, respiratory ailments and GI infection. Research suggests that Prebiotic GOS:FOS in the blend of 9:1 ratio have a significant role to play in building infant's immunity and for allergy management.

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PREBIOTICS!

3rd LARGEST COMPONENT OF HUMAN MILK

Human milk is the ideal source of nutrition conferring various health benefits to the infant owing to its unique & complex composition.

Components of human milk that support infant immunity comprise of PREBIOTIC oligosaccharides, beneficial bacterial species such as Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli in addition to the other macro and micronutrients.

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Beneficial effect of Prebiotics

Resilient Immunity

1

Reduction URTI

Resilient Immunity

2

Reduction in
GI Infections

Resilient Immunity

3

Lesser use of
Antibiotics

Healthy Gut Function

4

Higher Beneficial
Gut Bacteria

Healthy Gut Function

5

Softer Stool

Healthy Gut Function

6

Reduction in Incidence
of Diarrhea

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Favorable Effect Of Prebiotic Oligosaccharides On Gut Microbiota

Favorable Effect Of Prebiotic Oligosaccharides On Gut Microbiota

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Human milk Immunological component & its effect on immunity through Gut

Human milk acts as a source of complete nutrition for an infant. WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding for up to 6 months of age and to continue breastfeeding until 2 y of age and beyond with the timely introduction of complementary feeds.

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Prominent Health Benefits of Prebiotic Dietary Fibers

WHAT ARE PREBIOTIC DIETARY FIBERS?, Health benefits of prebiotic dietary fibers

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Effects of Prebiotics on Immunity

Immature immunity makes an infant vulnerable to infections. Prebiotic supplementation enhances the development of the infant's immune system. This infographic answers how prebiotic supplementation enhances the infant's immunity.


Publications

Motilin And Gastrin Secretion And Lipid Profile In Preterm Neonates Following Prebiotics Supplementation: A Double- Blind Randomized Controlled Study

Author: Dasopoulou M1, Briana DD2, Boutsikou T3, Karakasidou E4, Roma E5, Costalos C2, Malamitsi-Puchner A3.

Journal: JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2015 Mar;39(3):359-68. doi: 10.1177/0148607113510182. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

DOI: 10.1177/0148607113510182

The Effect Of Neutral Oligosaccharides On Reducing The Incidence Of Necrotizing Enterocolitis In Preterm Infant's: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Author: Knol J1, Boehm G, Lidestri M, Negretti F, Jelinek J, Agosti M, Stahl B, Marini A, Mosca F.

Journal: Acta Paediatr Suppl. 2005 Oct;94(449):31-3.

DOI: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2005.tb02152.x

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