A prebiotic formula improves the gastrointestinal bacterial flora in toddlers

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摘要

We aimed to investigate the effect of enriched 3-prebiotic formula (including inulin, fructooligosaccharides, and galactooligosaccharides) on toddler gut health by measuring fecal microbiota. Our results revealed that the consumption of 3-prebiotic formula three times per day giving total intake of 1.8 g prebiotic ingredients significantly showed the increased number of probiotic Bifidobacterium spp. colonies and the reduced populations of both C. perfringens and total anaerobic bacteria on the fecal bacterial flora in toddlers at 1836 months. In addition, total organic acids in the fecal samples significantly increased which improves the utilization of bifidus under acidic conditions after consumption of the 3-prebiotic formula. Therefore, using the formula enriched with prebiotic may maintain gut health in toddlers.

原文英語
文章編號3504282
期刊Gastroenterology Research and Practice
2016
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2016

指紋

Prebiotics
Bifidobacterium
Inulin
Anaerobic Bacteria
Microbiota
Health
Probiotics
Gastrointestinal Microbiome
Acids
Population

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

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