Development of a Healthy Gut Microbiota begin in Childhood

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Growth & Development Gut Microbiota

The importance of an age-appropriate gut microbiota development in early life is increasingly recognized as an important key to many aspects of infants’ and toddlers’ health and beyond.

This tutorial summarizes new research findings on the gut microbiota, presenting results how different nutrition compounds, such as human milk and the introduction of complementary feeding, are important in shaping an age-appropriate gut microbiota. This presentation slides explores the origin and development of the gut microbiota in infants and toddlers; the role of the gut microbiota in helping maintain health throughout life and how nutritional components shape the gut microbiota in early life and beyond.

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