Breast milk is the most complete food for baby, essential for their development and growth during the first six months of life. Benefits of breast milk to which researchers have added one more, and that is to be the best shield protecting against diseases and infections.
An effect that occurs due to its role in the growth of the intestinal flora. And it is that as researchers have found Duke University, USA, in a paper published in Current Nutrition and Food Science, the development of the intestinal flora is different in babies who are breastfed. Specifically, favors greater protection to promote growth of the microbial flora in the intestinal tract. This results in better absorption of nutrients and increased protection of the immune system.