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Breastfeeding has unique health benefits. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended during the first six months of life and should be maintained during complementary feeding. Alternatively, infant formulas, which are designed to mimic human breastmilk to promote similar metabolic and growth profiles, can be used. This study aimed to assess the opinion of Portuguese paediatricians with expertise in nutrition on the composition, benefits and indications of commercialised infant formulas.
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Name: Acta medica portuguesa
Infant formulas are the only suitable substitute for human milk. The most common infant formulas are standard formulas based on cow's milk. In addition, there are formulas for infants showing signs an...
Infant formula in the United States is highly regulated. The AAP has reported concerns over the use of non-FDA registered imported infant formulas. The purpose of this study is to identify Internet pu...
Palm oil (PO) is used in infant formulas in order to achieve palmitic acid (PA) levels similar to those in human milk. PA in PO is esterified predominantly at the SN-1,3 position of triacylglycerol (T...
To compare the in vitro cariogenic potential of two infant formulas (IF, for ages 6-12 months) processed with sterile distilled water with or without 1 ppm fluoride.
Proteins present in infant formulas are modified by oxidation and glycation during processing. Modified amino acid residues released from proteins may be absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract, and po...
This is a randomized, controlled, double-blind, multicenter parallel study to evaluate the growth, tolerance and compliance of healthy infants fed infant formulas with extensively hydrolyz...
The objective of the study is to assess comparative gastrointestinal tolerance of normal term infants to various milk-protein infant formulas.
First-in-Human study to assess the CoFI™ device related safety and the feasibility of the diagnostic and the therapeutic sequence as well as the correlation between the dynamic microvasc...
An evaluation of a preterm infant formula containing ingredients similar to those found in breastmilk
The primary objective of this study is to assess the comparative gastrointestinal (GI) tolerance of normal term infants to two experimental powdered formulas compared with a commercially ...
General agreement or collective opinion; the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned.
Work consisting of summary statements, from a conference sponsored by NIH, representing the majority of current opinion of physicians, scientists, and other professionals on a selected subject.
The evaluation by experts of the quality and pertinence of research or research proposals of other experts in the same field. Peer review is used by editors in deciding which submissions warrant publication, by granting agencies to determine which proposals should be funded, and by academic institutions in tenure decisions.
Articles on conferences sponsored by NIH presenting summary statements representing the majority agreement of physicians, scientists, and other professionals convening for the purpose of reaching a consensus on a subject of interest. This heading is used for NIH consensus conferences as a means of scientific communication. In indexing it is viewed as a type of review article and as a tag for any article appearing in any publication of the NIH Office of Medical Applications of Research (OMAR).
A work that consists of summary statements representing the majority and current agreement of physicians, scientists, and other professionals meeting to reach a consensus on a selected subject.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine are whole medical systems that did not fit with conventional medicine as they have completely different philosophies and ideas on the causes of disease, methods of diagnosis and approaches to treatment. Although often overlapping, co...
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