Category Archives: Bifidobacteria

Breastfeeding: Prebiotic Action

Evidence in the nutritional literature suggests that breastfeeding holds a number of advantages over the use of formula milk. In particular the fatty acid content of human milk is high in docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, C22:6 (n-3)) and this may optimally … Continue reading

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Breast Milk is Superior To Formula Milk

It is becoming increasingly common for infants to be fed using infant formulas. These formulas are developed scientifically to allow adequate nutrition to infants as they grow. However, they are commercial products and are therefore possess compromises that could be … Continue reading

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Gut Instinct: The Gut-Liver Axis

The gut-liver axis describes the physiological links between the gut and the liver and how one affects the other. In this regard the health of the gut has a direct influence on the health of the liver and vice versa. … Continue reading

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