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Colic in infants linked to inability to digest apple juice, but not white grape juice

Drinking white grape juice instead of apple means no increased symptoms of crying, abdominal discomfort, or sleeplessness for infants with a history of colic

Miami, FL (May 7, 2002) Young babies with a history of colic are more likely to re-experience some of the symptoms of colic after drinking apple juice than after drinking white grape juice, according to research published in the May, 2002 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. According to the study, the colicky infants fed apple juice experienced more crying and restlessness and slept significantly less as compared with colicky infants fed white grape juice. Colic is estimated to affect between ten and 25% of all infants in the United States.

"Our study showed that babies with a history of colic are especially sensitive to what kind of juice they drink," says Fima Lifshitz, M.D., chief of nutrition sciences of Miami Childrens Hospital and senior author of the study. "Previous studies have showed us that most young babies have a harder time digesting apple juice than white grape juice, so it makes sense that infants with colic would fare even worse when fed juice that is difficult to digest."

The double-blind study looked at 30 infants, ages 4 to 6 months, 16 of whom had a history of colic. The babies with a colic history were divided into two groups; one group was fed one serving of four ounces of white grape juice, the other group received the same amount of apple juice. The babies with no history of colic were also split into two groups; one group receiving white grape, the other receiving apple.

"We found that the babies with a history of colic who drank apple juice exhibited significantly more crying during the study, expended more energy, slept less, and were less able to digest the carbohydrates in the juices," explains study lead author, Debora Duro, M.D. "However, among the babies who drank white grape juice, there was n
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6-May-2002


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