Posts Tagged ‘breastfeeding’

Breast feeding and stronger Muscles.

February 13, 2011

It seems according to a University of Granada study that on top of all other breast milk benefits, it also creates children with stronger muscles and larger muscles, and kids that perform better athletically. Best results came with the longest nursing time (over 6 months). With the heart being a muscle and necessity for athletic performance, perhaps it is improved  by breast milk as well.

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Good and Bad Formulas.

February 13, 2011

We already know that formula feeding infants causes more weight gain and higher obesity risks  than breastfeeding. But Julie Menella Ph.D of the Monell Center studied different formulas and found that infants fed formula made of Protein hydrolysate rather than cow’s milk gained less weight due to its pre-digested proteins, higher protein, peptide and amino acid content.