And full alternatives for the newborn child does not exist. In the latest study, researchers found in a sample of breast milk as much as 200 different chemical formulae of sugars. In milk of most mammals contains no more than 30-50 types of sugars, says Zee News.
Many sugar is needed not only for food but also for building the intestinal microflora balance. Some carbohydrates serve as a source of energy for beneficial bacteria.
In breast milk contains substances that strengthen the baby's immunity. Moreover, in the first days the child has virtually no immunity, and the milk gives a certain amount of antibodies to combat environmental factors.
The composition of the milk of the mother is gradually changing, talk to experts in the field of breastfeeding. Over time, the child develops immunity, and the milk begins to perform in the main nutritional function.