Bovine colostrum is rich in immunoglobulins (antibodies), growth factors, various proteins, and enzymes. One of the most interesting components of bovine colostrum is lactoferrin.
Dr Alessio Fasano and his team discovered a previously unknown protein which could influence the tight junctions of cells. Understanding the role of this protein in the pathogenesis of a variety of conditions from coeliac disease, to complex autoimmune disorders is, in its infancy. It's sure to be something we continue to learn about in the integrative medicine industry.
Prof. Cordain wrote the best-selling book, The Paleo Diet. We talk to him about the premise behind the Paleo Diet, his take on dairy, and what he eats on a typical day.