HMO is a unique, non‐digestible, immune nourishing ingredient which serves as food for good bacteria in the digestive tract. Because 70% of the immune system is found in the digestive system, feeding good bacteria not only keeps your kid’s tummy healthy, but also gives her an immunity boost7!
More than its prebiotic effects, HMO also acts as a receptor decoy that prevents pathogens from attaching to your child’s digestive tract. Think of it as a clone that imitates the sugar in the cell surfaces of the tummy which infectious bacteria latch on. The bacteria get attracted to the HMO and attaches itself, not knowing that it is not the real thing. As a result, the bacteria will no longer be able to infect your child8.
Still wondering how HMO works? Read more about it here.
Studies show that good digestive health provides several health benefits to your growing child. It can:
Abbott is the first in the world to introduce HMO in the formula10, with 2’FL HMO ‐ a special ingredient that supports the development of a strong immune system now available in Similac Gain IQ.
Now you can worry less about your kid becoming sickly and focus more on her faster learning. For better tummy health and stronger immunity, give your child Similac Gain IQ.