Feeding the infant to nurturing the microbiome: Impact on immunity and health

schedule 55 min watch
Topic(s): Gut Microbiota


The establishment of the gut microbiome and its development in early life, especially given the changes in diversity and composition during this time, may influence the training and development of the host immune system, in turn it may also affect the current and future health of a child. In this  NNI Symposium at ESPGHAN 2023, moderated by Prof. Raanan Shamir, and lectured by Dr. Martin Frederick Laursen and Dr. Mario Noti, aspects related to the gut microbiome’s requirements for optimal growth, how food can shape this and the need for age and diet adapted synbiotic concepts to correct the disrupted gut microbiome associated with modern lifestyle pressures were discussed.