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      What are Synbiotics?

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      There are so many scientific terms when it comes to nutrition for your baby. One sounds even more difficult than the other.

      Synbiotics are probably one of the terms you may have seen or heard before in relation to nutrition for your baby, but do you know what it actually means? As the word itself already reveals, it all has to do with synergy.

       

      SYNBIOTICS = PREBIOTICS + PROBIOTICS

      When administered in adequate amounts, they work synergistically to help create a healthy gut1. The gut plays a major role in supporting your baby’s immune system.  

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      SYNEO: Designed to support your child’s immune system

      SYNEO is the only cows’ milk allergy (CMA) range to contain our unique mix of pre and probiotics that work together to support the immune system2-4. Always researched with utmost rigor, in clinical trials among  young children with Cow Milk Allergy, SYNEO has been proven to rebalance the gut microbiota closer to healthy, breastfed babies, with fewer reported infections2-5 That’s why it’s time to take a fresh look at SYNEO.

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      Research shows that young children with Cow Milk Allergy have an altered gut microbiota (‘dysbiosis’), compared with their healthy, breastfed peers7-8. SYNEO formulations go beyond symptom resolution by helping rebalance the gut microbiota to support immune system development and long-term health2-6.

       

      FOODS CONTAINING PREBIOTICS AND PROBIOTICS

      Prebiotics and probiotics can be found in different foods that you and your child are probably already familiar with! Consider adding the following items to your shopping list*:

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      *Before making changes to the diet of your child, first consult a Healthcare professional.

      References:

      1 de Vrese M, Schrezenmeir J. Probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics. Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol. 2008;111:1-66. doi: 10.1007/10_2008_097. PMID: 18461293.

      2 Burks A, et al. Pediatr Allergy Immunol, 2015 ;26(4) :316-22

      3 Fox AT, et al. Clin Transl Allergy, 2019 ;9 :5.

      4 Presto 2020

      5 Candy D, et al. Pediatri Res, 2018;83(3): 677-86

      6 Van der Aa LB, et al. Clin Exp Allergy, 2010;40:795–804.

      7 Abrahamsson TR, et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2012;129:434-40, e1-2.

      8 Harvey BM, et al. Pediatr Res, 2014;75:343-51

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