Calcium , Phosphorus , and Vitamin D in Human Milk

  title={Calcium , Phosphorus , and Vitamin D in Human Milk},
  author={Bernard L Salle and Jacques Senterre and tF. D. Glorieux and Guy G Putet},
Human milk is considered an optimal source of calcium and phosphorus for the feeding of normal term infants because of its satisfactory calcium/ phosphorus ratio and low phosphorus concentration, and because it is an adequate source of antirachitic activity (1). Indeed, many studies have suggested that human milk protects the full-term neonate and the infant against the development of infantile rickets. In premature infants, on the other hand, the adequacy of the mineral and vitamin D content… CONTINUE READING