Tag Archives: Nutrients

Study tracks human milk nutrients in infant microbiome

A new study in mice helps explain why gut microbiomes of breastfed infants can differ greatly from those of formula-fed infants. The study, “Dietary Sphinganine Is Selectively Assimilated by Members of the Mammalian Gut Microbiome,” was published in July in the Journal of Lipid Research. Sphinganine from milk Johnson Lab/Provided A new technique allows researchers… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Insulin, Nutrients and Masks

1 Which of the following statements is accurate? While U.S. SARS-CoV-2 infection rates are rising, hospitalizations and death rates have steadily and dramatically declined for more than two months While U.S. SARS-CoV-2 infection rates are rising, as testing of healthy people continues to increase, hospitalizations and death rates have steadily and dramatically declined, demonstrating the… Read More »