The synbiotic infant formula Aptamil Essensis Partially Hydrolysed Protein (PHP) manufactured by Danone has been shown to clinically support adequate growth and is well-tolerated among healthy Chinese infants.
An amino acid based infant formula with synbiotics could help infants allergic to cow’s milk develop tolerance, restore disrupted gut microbiota, and lower their risk of hospitalisation due to infections.
The consumption of a synbiotic formula is able to restore gut microbiota in infants delivered via caesarean section, such that their gut flora is similar to those born via vaginal delivery, according to new findings from Danone.
Japanese ingredient supplier Taiyo continues to expand the product forms of its prebiotic Sunfiber ingredient by pairing it with a probiotic as well as launching a new dual action women’s health product.
In our newest science review, we explore the anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiseptic properties of synbiotics, how endurance exercise can improve vitamins' impact on metabolic syndrome, and why seniors should embrace nuts for healthy ageing.
More evidence is needed on the benefits of adding supplementation comprising pre-, pro- and synbiotics to standard enteral nutrition for severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) patients, say researchers in China.
Synbiotics may be preferable to laxatives in treating constipation, but more evidence on specific benefits are required, according to the findings of a population study by Selangor's Universiti Putra Malaysia.