Infant Nutrition Insights & Effects on Pediatric Practice "Series #1"

Editor(s): Dr. F. Indrio, Dr. F. Raimondi, Dr. M. Miqdady InFocus Middle East Nutrition Vol.1 , 2012


The gastrointestinal tract hosts a huge quantity of microorganisms, mostly bacteria, that surpass in number our cells by 10 fold.

GERD is a common disorder in pediatrics. The main patho-physiological cause is an inappropriate transient relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter. NASPGHAN and ESPGHAN had published joint recommendations and practice guidelines.

Infantile colic is characterized by inconsolable crying accompanied by painful expression, flushing, and distended abdomen with flatulence gas emissions, in an otherwise healthy infant.