The Protein in Breast Milk The Proteins Found in Breast Milk. The protein in your breast milk is important for your baby's Casein and Whey. There are two types of protein in human breast milk: casein (curds) and whey. Amino Acids. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Lactoferrin.
Start studying Nutrition Chapter 16. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Primary carbohydrate in breast milk or infant formula. lactose. Available before breast milk for 2-3 days; provides protein in breast milk that binds iron and keeps it from supporting growth of the infant's intestinal.
What is the primary protein in human breast milk? a. casein b. lactose c. albumin d. alpha-lactalbumin ANS: D REF: p. 547, Section 17.1-Nutrition during Infancy MSC: Application 19. Katy is a healthy, 6 month-old infant. Her mother has fed Katy only breast milk during Katy's life. Which one of the following nutrients is Katy likely missing from her diet? 20.88%(8).