Nutrients have evolved along with brain structure, brain function and cognitive development

Natural selection continues to drive the evolutionary process

  • 30% of mother’s resting energy output utilised by lactating breasts
  • Breastmilk contains the highest concentration of miRNA of all body fluids
  • Lactation provides maternal biochemical signalling guiding normal development
  • Formula feeding denies and impairs the directional mammalian evolutionary process

Check out the Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group