One nutrient that has been proven safe and effective in supporting immunity and microbiota levels, both pre- and postnatally, is lactoferrin.
Bovine colostrum is rich in immunoglobulins (antibodies), growth factors, various proteins, and enzymes. One of the most interesting components of bovine colostrum is lactoferrin.
The gastrointestinal system and our daily lives are impacted by oxidative stress, ageing, diet, lifestyle, alcohol, trauma, prolonged stress, surgery, nutrient deficiencies, drug use, excessive exercise, starvation, infection, inflammation, hygiene and socioeconomic conditions.
Once viewed as no more than a waste product from cheese manufacturing, extensive research has revealed numerous potential health benefits of humble whey, including cancer prevention and tumour inhibition.