Colostrum is gaining popularity in the wellness world—and for good reason. Produced by humans, cows, and other mammals, colostrum is a milk-like breast fluid that’s packed with nutrients. While this nutritious substance is biologically necessary for newborns, new research is emerging about the benefits of taking colostrum as an adult.
Lactoferrin is a member of the transferrin family of iron-binding proteins. Numerous functions have been reported and continue to be reported for the protein, some of which are related to its iron-binding properties. Its extensive antimicrobial activities were originally attributed to its ability to sequester essential iron, however, it is now established that it possesses bactericidal activities as a result of direct interaction between...