Breast milk provides better antioxidant power than'does formula


Aycicek A., Erel O., Kocyigit A. , Selek S. , Demirkol M. R.

NUTRITION, vol.22, no.6, pp.616-619, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nut.2005.12.011
  • Title of Journal : NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.616-619
  • Keywords: antioxidants, breast feeding, infant formula, oxidative stress, INCREASED OXIDATIVE STRESS, FREE-RADICALS, INFANTS, CAPACITY, PREECLAMPSIA, PROTECTION, NUTRITION, DISEASE, MOTHERS, PLASMA

Abstract

Objective: We examined the effect of breast milk on plasma total antioxidant capacity (TAC), total peroxide (TP), and oxidative stress index (OSI), which are biomarkers of oxidative status.