Pre and probiotics in formula could boost infant immunity | FoodieDoc says: | Scoop.it
The addition of pre and probiotics to infant formula could help to boost immune responses by colonising newborn babies’ guts with a stable population of beneficial bacteria, say researchers.

 

two new studies in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition suggest that the beneficial bacteria in a baby's intestine are important to fighting infection. Pre and probiotics in infant formulas are said to be perform more like breast milk.  --FoodieDoc, Anna Resurreccion.

 

http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Pre-and-probiotics-in-formula-could-boost-infant-immunity?