Garlic aroma found in breast milk

Food chemists have found that garlic aroma is evident in the breast milk of women who have consumed garlic. This is caused by allyl methyl sulfide — a metabolite which is first formed in a strong concentration during breastfeeding. Whether the aroma has an impact on which food preferences children develop and whether they like garlic in later life needs to be clarified by further research….

Food chemists have found that garlic aroma is evident in the breast milk of women who have consumed garlic. This is caused by allyl methyl sulfide — a metabolite which is first formed in a strong concentration during breastfeeding. Whether the aroma has an impact on which food preferences children develop and whether they like garlic in later life needs to be clarified by further research….