Breastmilk-Saliva Interactions Boost Innate Immunity by Regulating the Oral Microbiome in Early Infancy by Dr Saad

Breastmilk-Saliva Interactions Boost Innate Immunity by Regulating the Oral Microbiome in Early Infancy by Dr Saad

Elegant study on Breast milk and the baby’s microbiome. During breast-feeding, baby saliva reacts with breast milk providing a potent combination of metabolites that regulate early oral–gut–microbiota boosting early innate immunity for the baby.

 

Read more at http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0135047

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Anu French

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