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Combination of Probiotic and Prebiotic Supports Babies Health

Breast feeding has a lot of benefits. Breast milk contain all the nutrients and vitamins that the baby needs in their first six months of life. Breast milk contains an antibodies that protect the baby fight off the bacteria and viruses. Recent studies published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition & Pharmacological Research reveal that a combination of the probiotic lactobacillus fermentum and prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) given to babies over a six-month period significantly reduced the rate of gastrointestinal and respiratory infection in babies between 6-12 months of age. In addition, it was demonstrated that l.fermentum was safe and well tolerated in babies from 1-12 months of age. As a secondary outcome, the consumption of the combination of l.fermentum and GOS  improved the health of  infants (1-6 months) by reducing the incidence of gastrointestinal infections by 71%. Breastmilk is the gold standard in infant nutrition and exc