Prebiotics in infant milk formulas: new perspectives.

  title={Prebiotics in infant milk formulas: new perspectives.},
  author={Vito Leonardo Miniello and Guido Eugenio Moro and Lucio Armenio},
  journal={Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). Supplement},
  volume={91 441},
In recent years it has become accepted that healthy human intestinal microflora may play an important part in priming the infants' systemic and mucosal immunity. Dietary modulation of the gut microbiota is a topical area of nutritional sciences and the main focus of many current functional foods such as non-digestible oligosaccharides (NDOs). Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) and trans-beta-galacto-oligosaccharides (TOS) have been claimed to benefit the health of the colon by selectively… CONTINUE READING
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