Thursday, February 28, 2013

Milk Sugars Feed Good Gut Flora

"Oligosaccharides are a group of complex sugars that have been found to feed “good” bacteria while starving the “bad” bacteria in the body that can cause illness. This is an upgrade from antibiotics, which kill beneficial as well as the harmful bacteria.

These sugars escaped characterization until recently due to the extremely complex nature of the molecules and the low presence in mammalian milks other than human milk."

Milk could do a body good in developing countries