A first of its kind trial is getting underway at the University of Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital.  Researchers there, led by Dr. Michael Morowitz, MD a pediatric thoracic surgeon, are investigating how an organic, whole foods-based enteral formula influences the intestinal environment of children.  Changes in the GI and microbiome that are generated by the Functional Formularies product, Nourish®, are being compared to those produced by the typical commercial enteral formula (largely comprised of highly refined carbohydrates, oils, and which contain very little fiber.)