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Breastfeeding Nourishes Two Life Forms


The Foods for Health Institute is carrying out important research on the nourishing effects of breast milk for both baby and baby's microbiota.

Under our Milk and Lactation theme, we work to understand the structure and function of breastmilk - which offers fundamental nutrition for newborns and the milk-oriented microbiota (MOM) in the infant gut.

Complex Milk Sugars Offer Therapeutic Potential to Treat Childhood Malnutrition

Feb 25, 2016

FFHI researchers are part of an important paper in Cell, which offers novel approaches to address childhood malnutrition through nourishing gut microbes with milk compounds.

Henrick First Author on HIV Cell Activation Mechanism Paper

Feb 16, 2016

Bethany Henrick, Associate Director of Scientific Programs at the Foods for Health Institute co-authors in Frontiers in Immunology.

UC Davis Faculty Predictions for 2016 on Food and Nutrition

Jan 07, 2016

Bruce German, Director of the Foods for Health Institute, was among several faculty asked to predict the future of their particular fields of research and expertise in the new year.