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Sugars in Breast Milk Kill Pathogenic Bacteria: Study

By Shawna Williams | August 22, 2017

Oligosaccharides from one mom wiped out a group B strep colony in culture.

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Breast Milk Sugars Support Infant Gut Health

By Anna Azvolinsky | February 18, 2016

Oligosaccharides found in breast milk stimulate the activity of gut bacteria, promoting growth in two animal models of infant malnutrition.

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Breast Milk and Obesity

By Jef Akst | November 2, 2015

A study links components of a mother’s milk to her infant’s growth.

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