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.
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.
UC Davis News reports on findings that fortified, lipid- or fat-based nutritional supplements provided during pregnancy to women in Bangladesh reduced stunting, abnormally low weight and small head size in babies born to these women, reports a team of University of California, Davis, researchers who led the international project.
UC Davis News highlights the Food, Ag & Health Solution Summit, organized by the World Food Center and Innovation Institute for Food and Health.