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Colorful carotenoid trivia

Human breastmilk is a complete source of nutrients, antibodies, growth factors, essential fatty acids and bioactive components such as carotenoids – all in a hopefully perfect balance for the developing infant. But did you know that American women fall up … Continue reading

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Damaging the baby’s digestion with C-sections

Here is an interesting C-section fact: Fecal samples from infants are different between vaginal births and C-section births. The baby’s gut microbiome changes according to the way they are delivered and the C-section baby’s gut bacteria is significantly less similar … Continue reading

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The perfect infant formula

Breastfeeding reduces the risk of the child developing obesity before the age of 20. Critical nutrition during the first two years of life has long-term consequences on health that can persist into adulthood. A study that began in 1984 also … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding blues

So, why are so many new mommies having trouble breastfeeding their babies? It has to do with diet and lifestyle in many cases as prediabetes is a factor in lactation. Scientists have always assumed that insulin doesn’t play a direct … Continue reading

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