The functional dietary components in infant formulas from goat milk

I. N. Skidan, K. S. Kaznacheev, A. V. Kirillova, A. E. Gulyaev

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Without exception, all modern adapted milk-based formula should support normal infant growth and development. The safety and efficacy of infant formula must be confirmed by the appropriate clinical trials. Taking into consideration the unique and beneficial characteristics of caprine milk, which are superior to those of bovine milk in some cases, this review presents data on the functional dietary components of goat's milk ("whole of milk use"), the possibility of its preserving in processed milk and during the infant formula production process. It also focuses on the biological role of the most interesting functional components of the goat milk, as well as their importance in early postnatal adaptation, and neonatal health.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)38-48
Number of pages11
JournalVoprosy Prakticheskoi Pediatrii
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2015


  • Breast milk
  • Functional dietary components
  • Infant formulas from goat milk
  • Infants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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