Dietary prebiotic oligosaccharides are detectable in the faeces of formula-fed infants.

@article{Moro2005DietaryPO,
  title={Dietary prebiotic oligosaccharides are detectable in the faeces of formula-fed infants.},
  author={Guido Eugenio Moro and Bernd Stahl and Silvia Fanaro and J{\"u}rgen Jelinek and Guenther Boehm and Giovanni Valentino Coppa},
  journal={Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). Supplement},
  year={2005},
  volume={94 449},
  pages={27-30}
}
UNLABELLED Human milk oligosaccharides are not digested during intestinal passage and can be detected in stools. In this study it was investigated whether a prebiotic mixture of low-molecular-weight galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) and high-molecular-weight fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) can be detected in stool samples of formula-fed infants. The test formula was supplemented with 0.8 g/dl oligosaccharides (GOS+FOS). In the control formula, maltodextrins were used as placebo. Fecal flora was… CONTINUE READING

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