Phosphonutrients, infant formula, & brain health

Good news, work on a phosphoprotein (osteopontin), found naturally in human and other mammal milk, has been refined from bovine (cow) milk and successfully used in early clinical trials with human infant formula. Babies were found to have improved immune development and reduced days with fever. See (Pediatric Ingredients: Osteopontin, by Arla Foods Ingredients, 8)… Continue reading Phosphonutrients, infant formula, & brain health

Macro and Micro-nutrients, description and food sources

Nutrients: There are two main groups of nutrients: the Macronutrients and the Micronutrients, both of which include many subgroups. Water doesn’t officially get listed in either group but it is the most essential nutrient as we are mostly water, roughly 70%, with some of the other nutrients holding us together in the form of membranes,… Continue reading Macro and Micro-nutrients, description and food sources

Phospholipid and fertility for men and women

Fertility for both men and women is also effected by having adequate but not too much cannabinoids/phospholipid. Most of the cannabinoid group of molecules do not cause euphoria as does THC, the cannabinoid that medical marijuana is known for containing. The cannabinoid that is most common within the body is more similar to the non-euphoria… Continue reading Phospholipid and fertility for men and women

Phospholipids and infant formula

In the last post I stated my long term goal regarding phospholipids and infant or adult complete diet formulas in simplified terms. The primary complicating factor is the limits that are placed on cannabinoids by the U.S. rating of cannabis/marijuana as a plant with no medical value. As a Schedule 1 controlled substance research is… Continue reading Phospholipids and infant formula