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It is universally accepted that the best nutrition for a new-born infant is breast milk. Breast milk provides a complete set of nutrients to support growth and development of children in early life, including components that have a beneficial effect on gut health and the body's ability to defend itself against infectious organisms and other invaders (immune system).However, it may occur that a mother is unable to breastfeed her child, or chooses not to breastfeed. In such cases, an infant formula inspired by breast milk is the best alternative. Research is done to optimize milk formula for infants. One of these formulas contains 'partially hydrolyzed' proteins instead of intact proteins, meaning the proteins in this formula are broken down into smaller pieces. These smaller pieces of protein make the milk more suitable for consumption by infants at risk of developing cow's milk allergy. These types of partially hydrolyzed protein formulas have been on the market for several years, in particular for children with a family risk of allergy. So far, no safety related issues have been reported. It is also known that weight gain of infants receiving partially hydrolyzed proteins in general is appropriate according to the World Health Organisation growth standards.
The main purpose of the TENUTO study is to demonstrate that infants who receive a specific partially hydrolyzed protein infant formula for the first 4 months of life have a similar weight gain compared to infants receiving standard infant formula with intact proteins. A group of infants who receive breast milk only is also included for comparison.
Infant Formula with prebiotics, Standard Infant Formula
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In this study the investigators want to evaluate the satiety of two infant formulas, one containing prebiotics and the other containing synbiotics. Rate of weight gain, a proxy measurement...
Suitability of an Infant Formula With Reduced Protein Content Based on a Partial Respectively Extensive Proteinhydrolysate With and Without Pro- and Prebiotics for the Particular Nutritional Use by Infants
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The purpose of this study is to determine whether infants fed a formula with protein levels different than a standard infant formula have similar growth and development.
Human milk oligosaccharides are important components of breast milk. We evaluated feeding tolerance of the human milk oligosaccharide 2'-fucosyllactose (2'FL) in a 100% whey, partially hydrolyzed infa...
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Liquid formulations for the nutrition of INFANTS, useful for those with special needs or MILK HYPERSENSITIVITY or those whose mothers are unable to breastfeed (BREAST FEEDING).
A human infant born before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
An infant born at or after 42 weeks of gestation.
Any observable response or action of a neonate or infant up through the age of 23 months.
A human infant born before 28 weeks of GESTATION.
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