Probiotics may reduce the risk of infection in infants


Probiotics may reduce the risk of infection in infants. Bruzzese e. and his friends in the show that the addition of probiotics in baby formula can reduce the risk of digestive and respiratory infections in healthy infants at the age of 1 year. Researchers using data from 342 baby for 12 months.

Probiotics may reduce the risk of infection in infants
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Probiotic used are a mixture of GOS (Galacto-oligosakarida) and FOS (Fructo-oligosakarida) with a total of 0.4 g per 100 mL milk probiotic formula. Over the past 12 months the researchers doing the observations on the occurrence of digestive and respiratory infections.

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Researchers found that gastroenteritis (gastrointestinal infection) occurs less frequently in groups given probiotics, only 0.12 occurrences per baby for 12 months. While in infants who do not get probiotics have 0.29 incident.

The number of babies who get prebiotik also afflicted by upper respiratory infection 17% lower compared to the number of infants who do not get prebiotik are exposed to respiratory infections.