Effects of alpha-lactalbumin-enriched formula containing different concentrations of glycomacropeptide on infant nutrition.

BACKGROUND Formula-fed infants have growth and plasma amino acid patterns different from those of breastfed infants. OBJECTIVE alpha-Lactalbumin is a major protein in human milk, and the addition of bovine alpha-lactalbumin to infant formula has been proposed to modify the plasma amino acid pattern of the recipient infant, possibly allowing a reduction in… CONTINUE READING