Amino acids are the individual building blocks for proteins. Proteins make up approximately 20% of the human body. Breast milk contains the 9 essential amino acids, which the body cannot produce itself other than in breast milk, as well as others, which are critical for development in all areas.
Stem Cells are cells that divide and self-renew to create and repair different organs and systems. These cells are absorbed by the baby, but their function remains unknown. Stem cells are being widely used in research for a variety of diseases including Alzheimers and diabetes.