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Title: Stool Pattern Changes in Toddlers Consuming a Follow-on Formula Supplemented With Polydextrose and Galactooligosaccharides
Other Titles: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Authors: Ribeiro, Tereza C. M.
Ribeiro Junior, Hugo Costa
Almeida, Patrícia Silva
Pontes, Mariana V.
Leite, Maria Efigênia de Queiroz
Filadelfo, Lais R.
Khoury, Jane C.
Bean, Judy A.
Mitmesser, Susan H.
Vanderhoof, Jon A.
Scalabrin, Deolinda M. F.
Keywords: Children;Follow-on formula,;Galactooligosaccharides;Polydextrose;Prebiotics;Stool pattern
Issue Date: Feb-2012
Abstract: Healthy 9- to 48-month-old children (n = 133) were randomized to receive a cow's-milk–based follow-on formula (control) or the same formula with polydextrose and galactooligosaccharides (PDX/GOS) for 108 days. Pediatricians assessed diarrheal disease, stool pattern, acute respiratory infection, systemic antibiotic use, and growth. The 2 groups had similar weight-for-length/height z score and similar odds of having diarrheal disease, acute respiratory infection, and systemic antibiotic use; however, PDX/GOS had greater odds of increased defecation than control (P <= 0.01). Addition of PDX and GOS to a follow-on formula was well tolerated and induced a pattern of more frequent and softer stools in toddlers.
Description: Texto completo: acesso restrito. p. 288–290
URI: http://repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/16180
ISSN: 0277-2116
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