Nutrition Videos


Protein Evolution of Breast Milk

Speakers: L. Y. Lee and S. Thakkar

Presented at: 86th Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop: Protein in Neonatal and Infant Nutrition: Recent Updates


In this lecture Le Ye Lee and Sagar Thakkar discuss data found on the evolution of protein in breast milk during the first year of lactation. They introduce the objective of the study, the design and outcomes, they key findings and the evolution of protein in human breast milk. They have also find some data that suggest that the gender of the offspring may influence protein content of the mother's breast milk, however more data is needed.