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Effects of Prebiotic Supplementation in Infant Formula


In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel trial involving 252 formula-fed healthy infants recruited at birth and 131 breast-fed infants, supplementing formula with prebiotics (0.8 g/dL Orafti(R) Synergy1 - oligofructose-enriched inulin) during the first 4 months of life was found to be safe and effective, and promoted a gut microbiota similar to that of breastfeeding.

 

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