Nutrition Publication

The Nest 21: Probiotics / GER / Allergy

Editor(s): H. Ribeiro, T.C.M. Ribeiro, A. Mattos, R. Francavilla, A.M. Magista, U. Wahn. vol. 21

Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics in Pediatrics Diet in Children with Gastroesophageal Reflux Management of Cow's Milk Protein Allergy

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Probiotics - Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics in Pediatrics

Author(s): H. Ribeiro, T.C.M. Ribeiro, Angela Mattos

Shortly after birth, the intestine of the human neonate becomes rapidly colonizedwith microorganisms that interact with a large, highly active mucosal surface.The mammalian intestinal tract contains a complex and diverse population ofboth pathogenic and nonpathogenic bacteria.

GER - Diet in Children with Gastroesophageal Reflux

Author(s): R. Francavilla, A.M. Magista

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) has been defined as the involuntary passage ofgastric contents into the esophagus; GER disease (GERD) occurs when refluxateproduces symptoms. Dietary changes represent a milestone in conservativetherapy, that is the only treatment option in infants with uncomplicated GERand must be associated with pharmacological therapy in GERD.

Allergy - Management of Cow's Milk Protein Allergy

Author(s): U. Wahn

Allergic reactions to cow's milk proteins are among the earliest atopic manifestations,with onset during the first months of life in a majority of cases. They areoften associated with atopic dermatitis and until some years ago, controversyexisted as to whether the link between these two atopic phenotypes was incidentalor causal.