FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT

Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 50 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.

What is Colostrum?

A Colostrum is the pre-milk provided by mammal mothers to their newborns. Colostrum is the first milk produced by mammals for their young ones. This transfers the passive immunity gained by the mother to the baby. Colostrum is low in volume but high in nutritional value. The Colostrum is a mixture of carbohydrate, protein, growth factors, blood cells and immunoglobulins. It is yellow, thick and sticky in nature. The bovine Colostrum has therapeutic potential to the human being as it contains near about 90 useful components.

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