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Breast milk 'raises' immunity

Breast milk is better for babies than formula because it “kick starts their immune system”, The Daily Telegraph reported.

This news story is from a small laboratory study testing a new non-invasive method for extracting genetic information from the gut cells found in infant stool samples. The researchers also wanted to compare the intestinal genetic profiles of babies that were breastfed to those of formula-fed babies. More …