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One of the advantages of lactose in breast milk is that it is digested slower than sucrose and its ingestion results in lower fluctuations of blood glucose levels thus being a stable source of energy. Lactose, a disaccharide of glucose and galactose, is uniquely present in mammalian milk. Human milk provides the infant with about 40% energy as ...


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Yes it is thought to provide safer milk, less vulnerable to every bacteria that respires and multiplies on sucrose, and which lets the baby grow faster due to higher sugar content. Milk has evolved from pouch mucus, antimicrobal secretions of the immune system, Lysozyme in mucus is a glycoside hydrolase which ruptures bacteria cell walls. So the origins of ...


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