A new study from the University of Helsinki shows that babies that are breastfed for at least six months have less antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their gut compared with infants breastfed for a shorter time. In addition, antibiotic use by mothers increases the number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in infants. A recent study completed at the University […]Continue Reading ...
Milk may seem as wholesome a drink as there is, but it was not always so. Consider the U.S. in the late 19th century. At the time, producers of milk — especially milk sold in U.S. cities — frequently watered it down. The resulting liquid was blended with chalk or plaster of Paris to appear […]Continue Reading ...
Babies born before their due date show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula, a study has found. Experts say that helping mothers to provide breast milk in the weeks after giving birth could improve long-term outcomes for children born pre-term. Premature birth has been linked to an increased possibility of problems […]Continue Reading ...
August 20, 2018 Effects of protein composition and concentration detailed in a new study from the Journal of Dairy Science® A change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the Journal of Dairy Science. H. Douglas Goff, PhD, and the team of […]Continue Reading ...
Milk used to be simple. Your local dairy, say Berkeley Farms, delivered it to your doorstep. But now we are faced with an unfathomable array: nonfat, low-fat or whole milk? Almond, soy, rice, hemp or oat milk? From goats or cows? With or without lactase? Raw or pasteurized? Plain or flavored? There’s even an ongoing controversy […]Continue Reading ...
August 9, 2018 You can’t eat chemotherapy. That’s because your digestive system breaks down the molecules you eat into smaller pieces that can be absorbed through the gut into the bloodstream. “For example, when you eat a steak or any kind of protein, you digest it and it gets chewed up into tiny amino acids […]Continue Reading ...
Lars Bode, Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Credit: Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada. The findings, publishing […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A comprehensive review of the scientific evidence over the last 27 years concludes that cow’s milk and other dairy products do not play a role in the development of childhood obesity. The research being presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Vienna, Austria (23-26 May) also found no […]Continue Reading ...
Kathryn Whitehead, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, has been awarded a 2018 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award for her project titled “Fate, Function, and Genetic Engineering of Breast Milk Cells for Infant Therapy.” NIH Director’s Awards are prestigious awards given to exceptionally creative scientists proposing high-risk, high-impact […]Continue Reading ...
One of the commonest diet fads these days is choosing low fat dairy over whole fat milk and milk products. A new large study however, has now shown that full-fat dairy and dairy products may be more beneficial for the heart. The results of the study appeared in the latest issue of the journal The […]Continue Reading ...
“This myth goes way back to before the food pyramid when the National Dairy Council offered to provide nutrition material to schools for free. And in all those materials, they said that you need multiple servings of dairy every day for a healthy diet,” Gardner said. “That was never agreed on. A lot of people are lactose-intolerant, […]Continue Reading ...
August 13, 2018 Amid the chaos of getting kids out the door in the morning and taming the hangry monsters that get off the bus in the afternoon, parents may be overlooking a critical part of setting their kids up for success during the school year: a nutrient-rich diet. One out of two kids ages […]Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—Breast-feeding has known benefits for both baby and mom, but if a new mom also smokes marijuana, does the drug turn up in her breast milk? Yes, says new research. But the exact consequences of the small amount of marijuana that makes it to a baby aren’t yet clear. “This study is just a start […]Continue Reading ...
July 11, 2018 Last year, people in Finland consumed an average of 160 kilograms of liquid milk products, 81 kilograms of meat, 80 kilograms of grains, 65 kilograms of fruit and 64 kilograms of vegetables. This is indicated by the advance information on the Balance Sheet for Food Commodities published by the Natural Resources Institute […]Continue Reading ...
June 12, 2018 The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada. The findings, publishing in the June 15 issue of Allergy, further highlight the health role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), […]Continue Reading ...
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