The use of Probiotics and Supplements in Children

The use of Probiotics and Supplements in Children

Data on the use of probiotics and supplements in children are limited; however, a definite role has been shown for probiotics in gastrointestinal disease. Dietary supplements are important in treating deficiencies and insufficiencies when a child’s nutritional status is impaired, although an optimal well-balanced diet is the best way to maintain sufficient intake of essential micronutrients.

Modern Medicine – Aug/Sept 2018