TITLE

Human milk, fatty acids, and the immune response: a new glimpse

AUTHOR(S)
Sherman, Michael P.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Nov2000, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p1071
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on research regarding the effects of formula feeding or breast-feeding on blood mononuclear cells' proinflammatory activity. He considers findings of the study supportive to the idea that docosahexaenoic acid content in cell membranes is increased by human milk. He points out the significance for researchers to comtemplate conclusions within their study design's limitations though their findings reassure formula-fed and breast-fed infants' immune responses.
ACCESSION #
91691846

 

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