90% of breast-fed children get higher IQ points than those who are formula fed. 90% of babies carry a specific genes needed to digest breast milk fats into polyunsaturated fatty acids that develop the brain. Those babies end up with more IQ points.
This research study was done in England and New Zealand in 2007 and included more than 3,000 children.
Infant-Formula Industry: Unethical Tactics
In summer 2007, The Health and Human Services Department ran an ad campaign showing health risks for infants who are not breast-fed. Soon the infant-formula industry, through lobbying, was able to force the Health and Human Services Department to replace its ads by new ones that do not mention any risks and only emphasize benefits of breast feeding.
We will discuss on the benefits of breast feeding & probiotics in later blogs.