HMOs and Gut Development: New Clinical Evidence
Topic(s): Gut Microbiota Growth & Development
Breastmilk contains a unique diversity of human milk oligosaccharides representing the third largest solid compound. The unique structure of each HMO contributes to its specific function resulting in the diverse roles of HMOs for early gut development.
The video below summarises the first clinical evidence supporting the beneficial effect of a blend of 5 specific HMOs on gut development in full term healthy infants.