Foods for Health Institute


Cow's Milk Found to Contain Beneficial Prebiotics for the Infant Microbiome

July 26, 2016
FFHI scientists have found that mother's milk is not only nourishing to infants, but also protects them against pathogens and other invaders. This is because complex sugars found in breastmilk feed specific protective microbes that inhabit the infant gut. Now, this team has shown these same sugars can also be obtained from cow's milk.