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MILQ Study Aims To Better Understand Differences In Nutrient Content, Intake Of Breast Milk

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Understanding Global Differences in Human Milk Nutrients
Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the importance of breast milk in infant nutrition, highlighting the Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality (MILQ) study, which aims to better understand and “make connections between the nutrient content of breast milk, the nutrient intake and status of the mother, the micronutrient status of infants, and the infants’ health” (3/6).

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