Importance of healthy gut in toddlers

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Topic(s): Growth & Development Gut Microbiota Nutrition after 1 year

Anaerobic Dominated by:

Firmicutes Bacteroidetes

Dietary intake during toddlerhood sets the foundation for a healthy life

  • Solid foods enrich microbiota with genes that code for the utilization of a larger variety of
    • Carbohydrates
    • Vitamin biosynthesis
    • Xenobiotic degradation
  • Imbalanced gut microbiota canoptimal amount lead to GIDs like constipation
  • Diversity of microorganisms in the gut microbiota is correlated with overall health

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