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The viewer should have an augmented understanding of the importance of oligosaccharides in human health.
Key concepts that the gut microbiota may be related to health and disease were illustrated using IBD as an example.
The early-life gut microbiome is important for the development of immune competence in newborn infants. Mode of delivery, perinatal antibiotic use and diet are most influential to this end.
Importance of feeding prebiotics to preterm infants. To reduction stool viscosity, improvement of gastrointestinal transit, positive effect on gut flora, less serious neonatal infections.