Gut Microbiota

Microbiota is the good (and bad bacteria) in your gut. Every human being carries about 1-2kg of gut microbiota representing a number of cells far bigger than all our body cells together. Here we provide the latest science on the relation between nutrition, gut microbiome, immune system and human health.

The Infant Microbiome and the Risks of Dysbiosis
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Gut Talk Series: The Infant Microbiome and the Risks of Dysbiosis

The gut microbiota is a complex ecosystem which plays a major role in the development of the immune protective…

Jose M. Saavedra (USA)
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Safety and efficacy of a probiotic-containing infant formula supplemented with 2’-fucosyllactose: a double-blind randomized controlled trial

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) have important and diverse biological functions in early life. This study tested the…

99 min read Philippe Alliet, Yvan Vandenpla, Paola Roggero,
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Effects of an Extensively Hydrolyzed Formula Supplemented with Two Human Milk Oligosaccharides on Growth, Tolerability, Safety and Infection Risk in Infants with Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy: A Randomized, Multi-Center Trial

This randomized clinical trial (Registration: NCT03085134) assessed if an extensively hydrolyzed formula (EHF)…

84 min read Prof. Yvan Vandenplas, Marta Zołnowska, Roberto Berni Canani,
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HMOs and gut development: What is the current evidence?

With the advancement of technology and research activities, the knowledge about how human milk oligosaccharides, or HMOs…

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Human Milk Oligosaccharide-Stimulated Bifidobacterium Species Contribute to Prevent Later Respiratory Tract Infections

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) may support immune protection, partly via their action on the early-life gut…

85 min read Shaillay Kumar Dogra, Francois-Pierre Martin, Dominique Donnicola,
HMOs and covid
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Exploring human milk oligosaccharides as a method of COVID-19 prevention

The present review summarized the biogenesis and classification of hMOS, illustrated proposed mechanisms of action of…

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Biology of human milk oligosaccharides: From basic science to clinical evidence

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) have been researched by scientists for over 100 years, driven by the substantial…

160 min read Norbert Sprenger, Hanne L.P Tytgat, Aristea Binia (Switzerland),
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Gut Microbiota: No longer the forgotten organ

Gut microbiome development in early life is linked to long-term health. Bifidobacteria make up to 90% of the microbiota…

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The toddler and preschool years: Foundations for lifelong health

Did you know that an adequate nutrition during the toddler and preschool years has an important impact on the foundation…