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Betaine {90000164}

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Biotic:
Betaine
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Initialisation date:
2021-05-08
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Notes:


- Human milk metabolite.
- Betaine is naturally present in the diet and can also be metabolized from choline.

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    - Infants fed with breast milk rich in betaine showed reduced growth rates after birth.
    - Experiments in mice showed that giving betaine to female mice improved blood sugar metabolism and lowered fat tissue in breastfeeding offspring.
    - When breast-fed with milk rich in betaine, both mouse pups and human infants had higher amounts of Akkermansia bacteria in their guts.
    - Low levels of maternal betaine during pregnancy are linked to increased infant weight at birth.
    - Maternal betaine supplementation resulted in lower fetal weight in a mouse study.

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