5%) mothers strongly disagreed with the statement that "breast-fed babies are more likely to be overfed than formula-fed
babies", and 119(30.
For several years, my prescribing habits for antacids have definitely gone down for both formula-fed
and breastfed babies by initiating the use of probiotics for them.
Therefore, understanding and identifying essential components from human milk is crucial to developing the best nutritional strategy for formula-fed
infants,' Danish food scientist Tore Andersen said.
Breastfed babies, when followed over time, tend to have an intelligent quotient that is higher than formula-fed
babies and better performance on other tests of cognitive and intellectual function.
Breastfed babies have fewer infections and hospitalizations than formula-fed
In the United States, about 12% of formula-fed
infants are given soy formula (Rossen et al.
A study from 2012 found that formula-fed
infants were significantly more prone to weight gain than breast-fed babies, an outcome considered undesirable.
Species diversity was decreased in formula-fed
children as well during the second year of life.
infants have higher arsenic levels than breast-fed infants, and breast milk itself contains very low arsenic concentrations, it has been found by researchers at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.
Because infant formula often serves as a sole source of nutrition for infants, selenium in infant formula is needed to ensure that formula-fed
infants are getting this essential nutrient at appropriate levels.
We hypothesize that breast-milk metabolism by Bifidobacteria provides microbial-derived metabolic products key to promoting stable colonisation of other members in the microbiota, suggesting a mechanism as to why formula-fed
infants have an altered microbiota and associated increased risk to a variety of diseases.
Also, the average daily arsenic intake among the babies studied was more than five times higher among formula-fed
babies than breastfed babies.