Safety of supplementing infant formula with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and Bifidobacterium lactis in term infants: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Gibson2009SafetyOS,
  title={Safety of supplementing infant formula with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and Bifidobacterium lactis in term infants: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Robert Gibson and Denis Barclay and Helen Marshall and Julie Moulin and J Maire and Maria Makrides},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={101 11},
  pages={1706-13}
}
Probiotics and long-chain PUFA (LC-PUFA) may be beneficial supplements for infants who are not breast-fed. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the safety of an infant formula containing the LC-PUFA DHA and arachidonic acid (AA) and the probiotic Bifidobacterium lactis by comparing the growth rate of infants fed the supplemented and unsupplemented formulas. One hundred and forty-two healthy, term infants were enrolled in a single-centre, randomised, double-blind, controlled, parallel… CONTINUE READING

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