Bioactive nutrition: Human milk and milk-derived oligosaccharides

Background
Bioactive nutrition: Human milk and milk-derived oligosaccharides
Abstract
  • HMO* and MOS promote a gut microbiome closer to breastfed infants including an increase in bifidobacteria.
  • HMO* and MOS decrease the abundance of potentially and opportunistic pathogenic bacteria in the microbiome, respectively.
  • HMO* significantly reduced illness (LRTI and bronchitis) and antibiotic use through 12 months of age.
  • MOS enhances intestinal immunity and GI barrier integrity/permeability.
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