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.
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.
Beneficial effect of Prebiotics
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Healthy Gut Function4
Healthy Gut Function5
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Reduction in Incidence
Amongst the most common food allergies, CMPA is seen to affect children below 1 year of age. It often manifestsin infants within one week after the introduction of cow’s milk protein
Human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) contribute to developing beneficial intestinal microflora and building immunity.
About 2.5 million infant deaths occur annually worldwide. Global statistics reveal that prematurity-related complications account for 35% of neonatal deaths.
continues to study the
effect of human milk on
THE GUT FL0RA
& the IMMUNE
SYSTEM OF INFANT'S
Influence Of Maternal And Socioeconomic Factors On Breast Milk Fatty Acid Composition In Urban, Low-income Families
Author: Nayak U, Kanungo S, Zhang D, Ross Colgate E, Carmolli MP, Dey A, Alam M, Manna B, Nandy RK, Kim DR, Paul DK.
Journal: Maternal & child nutrition. 2017 Oct;13(4):e12423
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Consumption And Concentration Among South Indian Women During Pregnancy
Author: Dwarkanath P, Muthayya S, Thomas T, Vaz M, Parikh P, Mehra R, Kurpad AV.
Journal: Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition.
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