A Review of the Multifunctional Benefits of Prevalent HMOs and the Implication for Infant Health
David R. Hill, PhD
Breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition during infancy and is associated with a broad range of health benefits. Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) may support three primary benefits for developing infants: digestive health, immune support, and cognitive development. The addition of HMOs to infant formulas represents the most significant innovation in infant nutrition in recent years.
In this 19-minute podcast, David R. Hill, PhD, provides a summary of the full article “Multifunctional Benefits of Prevalent HMOs: Implications for Infant Health,” available in the September 2021 issue of Nutrients (authors: David R. Hill, Jo May Chow, and Rachael H. Buck).
View the full article here.