Pre and Probiotics In Paediatrics


  • Dr. Hamza Solkar Department of Paediatrics, DVVPFs Medical College & Hospital, Ahmednagar-414111, Maharashtra, India
  • Dr. Suresh Waydande
  • Dr. Abhijit Shinde
  • Prof. Dr. Sunil Natha Mhaske
  • Dr. Sonal Shinde Nikam



Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotic, Postbiotic, Functional food


Microbes are all around us and play a significant role in both our overall health and the health of the planet. The interest in adding probiotics and prebiotics to nutritional goods has developed as a result of efforts to improve the internal microbial environment. Probiotic and prebiotic use and effectiveness should be supported by evidence-based medicine, just like with antibiotics. This clinical report's goal is to evaluate the medical applications of probiotics and prebiotics and to provide a summary of what is currently known regarding the health advantages of including them as dietary supplements in foods marketed to children, such as infant formula. The guidance in this report will help paediatric health care providers to make appropriate decisions regarding the usefulness and benefit of probiotics and prebiotics for their patients.


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How to Cite

Solkar, D. H., Waydande, D. S. ., Shinde, D. A. ., Mhaske, P. D. S. N. ., & Nikam, D. S. S. . (2023). Pre and Probiotics In Paediatrics. VIMS Health Science Journal, 10(2), 68–73.



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