Science Animation: Lactoferrin

Human milk is a complex fluid which besides providing all the nutrients needed for infant growth and development contains an abundance of bioactive components.

Lactoferrin is one of the major whey proteins. It is a glycosylated protein and a source of fucose and sialic acid, both important for neuronal and immune function.

Studies have shown that Lactoferrin can have health-promoting properties in early life such as: