New insights into HMO levels in the breast milk of Chinese mothers has been detailed in a study funded by Abbott, in what is believed to be the first to cover a prolonged study period of 400 days postpartum.
The supplementation of vitamin A in breastfeeding mothers has shown to increase retinol concentrations in breast milk in a two-month study, which researchers believe could help address vitamin A deficiency in lactating mothers.
Japanese maternal and infant nutrition company Bean Stalk Snow and dairy firm Megmilk Snow Brand have found that the routine use of DHA supplements and adequate intake of dietary DHA from grilled fish can considerably increase the amount of DHA in breast...
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Kiwi scientists have published nationally representative research on the breastmilk composition of breastfeeding mothers in the country, which could aid the development of supplements or programmes to support the health of breastfeeding mothers and their...
Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) have extensive potential to offer a range of health benefits in products beyond infant formula, DuPont's global business director for HMOs, Steen Lyck, said at Vitafoods Asia on Tuesday.
Changes to the gut’s microbial diversity, as a result of a modern lifestyle, may be responsible for a rise in chronic diseases, such as asthma, obesity and inflammatory bowel disease, an expert suggests.