Petra A M J Scholtens
Affiliation: Numico Research
Country: The Netherlands
- Bifidogenic effects of solid weaning foods with added prebiotic oligosaccharides: a randomised controlled clinical trialPetra A M J Scholtens
Numico Research B V, Bosrandweg 20, 6704 PH, Wageningen, The Netherlands
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:553-9. 2006..The present study aimed at testing the effect of solid foods with added prebiotic galacto- and fructo-oligosaccharides (GOS/FOS) on the composition of the intestinal microbiota of fully formula-fed infants during the weaning period...
- Dietary fructo-oligosaccharides in healthy adults do not negatively affect faecal cytotoxicity: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover trialPetra A M J Scholtens
Department of Baby Food Research, Numico Research BV, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Br J Nutr 95:1143-9. 2006..We conclude that dietary FOS in a dose up to 25-30 g/d altered the bacterial fermentation pattern but did not affect faecal cytotoxicity or the faecal concentration of mucin-type oligosaccharides in human adults consuming a regular diet...
- Fecal secretory immunoglobulin A is increased in healthy infants who receive a formula with short-chain galacto-oligosaccharides and long-chain fructo-oligosaccharidesPetra A M J Scholtens
Numico Research, Wageningen 6700 CA, The Netherlands
J Nutr 138:1141-7. 2008..were 0.0 and 3.27%, respectively (P = 0.006). In conclusion, an infant milk formula with 6 g/L scGOS/lcFOS results in higher concentrations of fecal sIgA, suggesting a positive effect on mucosal immunity...