Immunocompetence and dietary protein intake in early infancy.

  title={Immunocompetence and dietary protein intake in early infancy.},
  author={Giuseppe Zoppi and Franca Gerosa and Alessandro Pezzini and N. Bassani and Paolo Rizzotti and Pierantonio Bellini and Giuseppe Todeschini and Giorgio Zamboni and G F Vazzoler and Giuseppe Tridente},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={1 2},
Forty-one normal full-term infants were fed from birth, during the first 4.5 months of life, different diets based on two formulas similar in rough composition but basically different, the one being constituted only of cow milk protein and the other of soy protein. From each of the two formulas two different dilutions were prepared so that all diets supplied about 100 kcal/kg/day, but, respectively, 2.0 and 4.0 g/kg/day of cow milk protein and 2.0 and 5.0 g/kg/day of soy protein. After 4.5… CONTINUE READING


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