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The Lore and Lure of Mother’s Milk

From Amazon: Mother’s milk: nourishing, healing and alluring liquid explored in folk lore, folk medicine and popular texts. Medicine of antiquity. Customs and beliefs. Google Books description: Cover designed by Barbara L. Watts. For thousands of years, the very survival of mankind was dependent on one product, mother’s milk. From this flowed the beliefs, mythologies…

‘Breast milk’ for adults could soon be a $1bn market

Studies suggest that a component of human milk could provide health benefits for grown-ups as well as babies, but some scientists remain sceptical Mother’s milk isn’t just for babies anymore. Global chemical giants DowDuPont and BASF are investing millions to ramp up production of an indigestible sugar found naturally in breast milk. Infant formula makers like Nestle…