Antioxidant and Radical Scavenging Activity of Human Colostrum, Transitional and Mature Milk

@inproceedings{Zarban2009AntioxidantAR,
  title={Antioxidant and Radical Scavenging Activity of Human Colostrum, Transitional and Mature Milk},
  author={Asghar Zarban and Fatemeh Baghbani Taheri and Taiebeh Chahkandi and Gholamreza Sharifzadeh and Mohsen Khorashadizadeh},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical biochemistry and nutrition},
  year={2009}
}
Human milk from healthy women contains numerous nutrients such as antioxidants which are necessary for newborns. The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes of total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and free radical scavenging activity in human milk during the first six month period of lactation and also its relationship to maternal plasma. A total of 505 milk samples (colostrum, transitional and mature milks) collected from 115 healthy women with full term newborns. Blood plasma was obtained… CONTINUE READING
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