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WE WANT YOU! Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused researchers

Probiota Frontiers sessions deadline extended to 22nd October

WE WANT YOU! Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused researchers

By Nathan Gray

Are you a researcher with compelling new data on the microbiome? Do you have exciting probiotic or prebiotic science to share? Would you like to present your findings at the leading microbiome-focused event? If so, its not too late to submit your abstract...

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DuPont study highlights HMO’s benefit on infant gut health

By Will Chu

A DuPont-led study outlines 2’-fucosyllactose’s (2’-FL) beneficial effect on the infant gut compared to galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) and lactose as a team identify the oligosaccharide as a first choice energy source for selected infant microbes.

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Study boosts microbiome fitness and diet quality link

By Will Chu

Researchers continue to link diet with gut health as a US team find fruit, vegetable and whole grain consumption results in higher beneficial bacteria whilst diets that include fat, alcohol, and added sugar result in higher harmful bacteria numbers.