Carbohydrates and Fiber
Carbohydrates are the the muscles’ and organs’ fuel. They produce the crucial energy and heat for the infant’s growth.
Carbohydrates, better known as sugar, are the major sources of energy for the baby’s organism. Breast milk contains lactose, major source of galactose involved in the development of the neurones. Furthermore, it stimulates the intestinal flora and contributes to the vitamin B synthesis. Oligosaccharides (fibre) help the intestinal flora and the absorption of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and other minerals.