Vitamins & Supplements: Are They Really Bad for Us?

Nutritional values: ‘It’s better to combine food with supplements for infants’

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The breastfed infants have an improved immune development and lower rate of acute gastro and respiratory tract infections, said Prof. Kolacek. Addition of biologically active nutrients to the infant formula may also improve immune response and resistance to infection. Consultant child specialist, Dr M Nand Lal, while sharing a general perception said that mothers in Pakistan, especially in rural areas, were advised to not use food supplements when their children were sick. They are advised not to continue food during diarrhoea and pneumonia. When Dr Lal asked Prof. Kolacek if such instructions were appropriate, she replied that the same was practiced in her country. Scientifically, however, feeding an infant when ill not only helps to overcome the sickness but also stops weight loss, she said.
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