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By Joseph J. Vitale ScD, MD (auth.), Joseph J. Vitale ScD, MD, Selwyn A. Broitman PhD (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400982909

ISBN-13: 9789400982901

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ISBN-13: 9789400982925

Boston college college of medication has verified a chain of scientific education schemes in foodstuff held every one summer season for the reason that 1975. those take care of controversies in human scientific nutrients. the topics have lined quite a few subject matters, together with these facing the relation­ ships among nutrition and center ailment, vitamin and melanoma, breast· as opposed to bottle-feeding, and nutritional fiber and sickness. different noncontroversial subject matters have been additionally coated at those meetings; they have been mentioned just to convey to the eye of the general practitioner new happenings in dietary learn. those themes handled the relationships of nutrients to immune functionality, to neurotransmitters, to an infection, to weight problems, and to chemotherapy. this article is a compilation of chosen manuscripts of curiosity to the medical professional within the quarter of human medical food. no matter what luck this article enjoys is in no small means as a result advert­ ministrative and editorial efforts of our administrative assistant, Mrs Geraldine Rankin - our honest thanks.

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It is obvious that the nutrient density is highest in milk produced by the fastest-growing species. This illustrates the assumption that breast milk alone is specifically composed for the human newborn with regard to its nutrient density in relation to the growth rate of the human infant. 0 . -. 0 From Hambraeus. ' Reprinted with permission. In human milk, fat provides about 50070 of the calories, lactose is the major carbohydrate, and the vitamin and mineral content is lower than in cow's milk formula.

Cells There are between 2000 and 4000 cells per ml in colostrum. Approximately 80070 to 90070 are large, ameboid, highly phagocytic macrophages. Approximately 10070 are lymphocytes. Of the lymphocytes about 50070 are T cells and 30070 are B cells; the rest are not readily identifiable. The T cell population appears to be a specific subpopulation of cells and not a cross-section of blood lymphocytes. There is some evidence to suggest that the T cells may transport important mediator molecules such as transfer factor.

Gyorgy P: Biochemical aspects. Am J c/in Nutr 24:970-975, 1971. 8. Saarinen UM, Siimes MA, Dallman PR: Iron absorption in infants: high bioavailability of breast milk iron as indicated by the extrinsic tag method of iron absorption and by the concentration of serum ferritin. J Pediatr 91 :36-39, 1977. 9. Eckhert CD, Sloan MV, Duncan JR, et al: Zinc binding: a difference between human and bovine milk. Science 195:789-790, 1977. 10. Robinson M: Infant morbidity and mortality. Lancet 1:788-794, 1951.

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