NutritionDoes freeze drying affect the nutrition of breast milk?
Freeze Drying BreastMilk IS AN EFFECTIVE Storage method
Studies have found that freeze drying is a viable storage method for breast milk, leading to no microbiological contamination and no loss of its health benefits for infants. In particular, its antibacterial properties remain un-compromised compared to freezer storage. Do you wonder how long I can keep breastmilk frozen? Click to learn more.
Nutrition, Antioxidants & Vitamins
Freeze drying protects nutritional properties of polyphenol related functions and oxidation integrity. Fats, proteins and carbohydrates are retained during sublimation. Freeze drying shows no significant effect on breast milk, and may be considered an effective method for prolonging the shelf life of human milk by halting oxidation of proteins & lipids.
Prebiotics & Probiotics
Freeze drying is a common method of preserving prebiotics & probiotics in the nutraceutical industry. Studies show human milk oligosaccharides patterns are not affected by freeze drying. Freeze drying is available to help preserve a moms most powerful tool that aids in building baby’s gut bacteria microbiome. Fortify baby’s foods with this power packed prebiotic/probiotic powder!
Breast milk contains many important immunoglobulins like IgA, IgD, IgM and showed retentions of IgA 75%, IgD 80%, IgM 80% and has advantages of maintaining the therapeutic properties of human milk. Freeze drying and HPP processing are used around the globe for long term stability of donor milk for shelf life stability without compromising nutrition.