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Why We Need It Sodium is a mineral that the body needs in small amounts. It is found in foods mostly as sodium chloride, which is another name for table salt. One teaspoon of salt contains...

Donor Human Milk: Is it beneficial?

Human milk offers advantages to all newborns, but particularly benefits low birth weight, premature infants. When infants are born premature and at a low birth weight they are at higher risk for...

Breast Milk or Infant Formula?

Both breast milk and infant formula will help your baby grow. However, breast milk is the best first food for babies, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Dietetic...

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