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Should a formula milk contain prebiotics? Why is it necessary?



Yes. Prebiotics are natural fibers that help balance the gut microflora. They act as food for the healthy babcteria already present in the baby's gut and helps them grow. When the healthy bacteria grows they inhibit the growth of the bad or infection causing bacteria thus boosting the immunity of the baby. Gut is the largest immune organ of the body with about 70%-80% of immune cells located in it and it is the gut microorganisms that help regulate it. hence any substance that boosts their growth helps with the boosting of babies immunity as well. And prebiotics is naturally present in breast milk too.

Prebiotics helps to keep gut healthy. So always choose a formula milk which is rich in prebiotics.

Formula milk enriched with prebiotics is good for the overall gut health of the baby. Prebiotics are special plant fibers that help healthy bacteria grow in your gut. This makes your digestive system work better. Prebiotics are a source of food for your gut’s healthy bacteria.

Yes it's necessary for babies good growing and helps babies to sustain during viral infections and motions


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