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ba0001pp100 | Calciotropic and phosphotropic hormones and mineral metabolism | ECTS2013

A mixture of GOS/FOS ® added to a low calcium (ca) diet improved ca, phosphorus (p) and magnesium (mg) absorption: experimental model in normal growing rats

Bryk Gabriel , Chaves Macarena Gonzales , Marotte Clarisa , Medina Daniela , Coronel Magali Zeni , de Portela Maria Luz , Zeni Susana Noemi

A mixture of Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) and Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are added to commercial infant formula to promote an intestinal microbiota similar to that prevalent in breast-fed infants to improve Ca bioavailability and general health, but their mechanisms are under debate.Our objective was to evaluate the beneficial effects of the mixture of GOS/FOS added to infant formulae, on the absorption of Ca, Mg and P of a low Ca diet. Changes in in...