Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics (NT, OH, and MD) and the Department of Psychology (ED), Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, and the Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA (BL).
Observational studies have indicated that differences in the composition of human milk and infant formula yield benefits in cognitive development and early growth for breastfed infants.
The objective was to test the hypothesis that feeding an infant formula with reduced energy and protein densities and supplemented with bovine milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) reduces differences in cognitive development and early growth between formula-fed and breastfed infants.
In a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial, 160 infants
Comment In: Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Apr;99(4):757-824598153