Infants

Baby Formula & Obesity

A new study has found that before children have even left the cradle, they are set on a course toward a lifetime of Obesity.


Researchers at the Children's Hospital in Boston &  Harvard Medical School say that the combination of bottle-feeding and adding solid food to an infant's diet strongly predisposes them to grow up overweight.

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Probiotics a Must for Infants

In an article published by Olmstead, Snodgrass, Meiss and Ralston, we learn that colonization of an infant's gastro-intestinal tract begins at birth. They tell us that acquisition and normal development of the neonatal microflora is vital for the healthy maturation of the immune system. It is through a process called 'micrometabolic imprinting' that intestinal microflora progression has profound effects on health.

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