Experts: Don’t drink yogurt children until 1 year old
Yogurt has high nutritional value, and parents are happy to let their children drink yogurt.
However, nutrition experts cautioned that babies under one year old should not drink yogurt.
In infants, the development of the gastrointestinal tract system is complete, the gastric mucosal barrier itself is not sound, and gastric acid and pepsin activity are increased, which is only 1/2 of that of adults at 4-6 months.
However, the processing of yogurt goes through an acidification process, the pH value decreases, and after entering the perfusion tract, it can “corros” the baby’s delicate digestive mucosa and affect digestion and absorption.
In addition, the microbial flora of the baby’s gastrointestinal tract is at a stage of growth change. The growth constant. Reconstituted yogurt may cause the reproduction of Lactobacillus acidophilus, leading to the imbalance of the ecological balance of the microbial flora in the internal center, which will cause intestinal diseases.
Therefore, children under one year old should not drink yogurt.
Although children over one year old can drink yogurt, do not drink it on an empty stomach. It turns out that the environment in the stomach when fasting is not conducive to the growth of Lactobacillus acidophilus, which will cause yogurt to lose its nutritional value. Therefore, it is best to drink yogurt two hours after a meal.good.