Wednesday, 29 October 2008 15:03
It can't even come close to being reproduced.
With so many substances known to be present in breastmilk, but unable to be replicated in breastmilk substitutes (formula), plus all of the as-yet unidentified constituents, it should come as no great surprise that children today are suffering from a vast myriad of illnesses and disorders.
The human brain is infinitely more sophisticated than the world's fastest computer, yet many people naively think that this wondrous organ can be perfectly constructed without any regard to the "raw materials" required. Building a properly functioning brain requires the right materials, just as building a computer would. Imagine trying to build a computer from scratch, without any microchips. Or trying to build a house without any lumber, bricks, steel, or other materials.
However, while there is no way to create a formula equal to breastmilk, there are steps that can be taken to improve somewhat upon the standard formulas that are available. ..
Joseph Mercola, DO has the most comprehensive information on this subject
To read this article in its entirety visit: http://www.mercola.com/2000/oct/22/infant_formula.htm