Human Milk Oligosaccharides and Health of Infants in Africa

person Prof. Andrew M. Prentice
schedule 20 min watch
Topic(s): Growth & Development Nutrition Health & Wellness


Research in recent years has demonstrated that HMOs play a contributory role in protecting infants from disease in developing countries – the evidence is rudimentary, according to Andrew Prentice in this presentation, but promising.  He looks closely at babies in low and middle-income countries and compares their growth patterns with those in developed countries.