Tolerance and Safety Evaluation in a Large Cohort of Healthy Infants Fed an Innovative Prebiotic Formula: A Randomized Controlled Trial


PIEMONTESE P., GIANNI M. L. , BRAEGGER C. P. , CHIRICO G., GRUEBER C., RIEDLER J., ...More

PLOS ONE, vol.6, no.11, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028010
  • Title of Journal : PLOS ONE

Abstract

Background: the addition of oligosaccharides to infant formula has been shown to mimic some of the beneficial effects of human milk. The aim of the study was to assess the tolerance and safety of a formula containing an innovative mixture of oligosaccharides in early infancy.