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The information on this website is intended to give health care professionals a better understanding of infant nutrition. The information on this website is not a medical advice.

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The effect of calcium palmitate on bacteria associated with infant gut microbiota

In collaboration with the University of Groningen (RUG) and University Medical Centrum Groningen, Ausnutria’s R&D team investigated the effect of calcium palmitate on bacteria associated with infant gut  microbiota. They concluded that “Calcium palmitate inhibits the in vitro growth of various infant gut commensals by damaging the structure and function of their cell envelope. Calcium …

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The evolution of infants’ gut microbiota under different feeding regimes

During the 6th World Congress of the PGHAN our R&D department presented their latest research focussed on the evolution of infants’ gut microbiota under different feeding regimes. The results show that the microbiota diversity is similar in infants fed human milk, goat milk and cow’s milk formula. This poster is based on our upcoming research …

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The effect of calcium palmitate on bacteria colonizing the infant gut (video)

Short explanatory video on the effects of calcium palmitate on bacteria colonizing the infant gut and how the addition of β-palmitate to infant formulas could possibily help to prevent the related health issues. This results shown in study are sponsored by Ausnutria B.V., the study was performed by the University Medical Center Groningen. Viewing time: …

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The effect of calcium palmitate on bacteria colonizing the infant gut

Short summarizing infographic on Ausnutria’s research, in collaboration with the University Medical Center Groningen, on the effect of calcium palmitate on tha bacteria colonizing the infant gut. Did you know that infant formulas with high levels of β-palmitate can reduce calcium soap formation and therefore potentially have an influence on the linked negative health outcomes? …

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Online expert meeting: the infant’s microbiota in health and disease

The Ausnutria Nutrition Institute organised it’s first online expert meeting entitled “The infant’s microbiota in health and disease” with: – Prof. Dr. Sharon Donovan, Professor and Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair in Nutrition and Health; Director of the Personalized Nutrition Initiative at the University of Illinois, on “the compositional and functional development of the gut …

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Human Milk and Infancy

This early phase of life consists of different stages, in which the infant’s body matures and develops. This phase is not only characterized by exponential growth of the infant’s body. The digestive system and the immune system also undergo important maturation. The development of the gut microbiota plays a central role in the development of …

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