From Mother to Baby: 'Secondhand Sugars' Can Pass Through Breast Milk

From Mother to Baby: ‘Secondhand Sugars’ Can Pass Through Breast Milk

Add breast milk to the list of foods and beverages that contain fructose, a sweetener linked to health issues ranging from obesity to diabetes. A new study by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC indicates that a sugar called fructose is passed from mother to infant through breast milk. The proof-of-concept study… Continue reading From Mother to Baby: ‘Secondhand Sugars’ Can Pass Through Breast Milk