How do HMOs support the immunity of babies?

Posted: Jan 01,2015

HMOs support babies’ immunity in mainly 4 different ways:

  • Promote the growth of beneficial gut bacteria
  • Prevent pathogen adhesion in the gut and may protect against viral infections
  • Assist gut barrier function
  • Directly modulate the immune system

How do HMOs support the immunity of babies? (infographics)