- Mistletoe lectin is not the only cytotoxic component in fermented preparations of Viscum album from white fir (Abies pectinata)Jenny Eggenschwiler
University of Applied Sciences, Einsiedlerstr 29b, P O Box 335, CH 8820 Waedenswil, Switzerland
BMC Complement Altern Med 7:14. 2007..Previous work has shown that these preparations are able to exert cytotoxic effects on carcinoma cells, the extent of which might be influenced by the host tree species and by the content of mistletoe lectin...
- Influence of organic diet on the amount of conjugated linoleic acids in breast milk of lactating women in the NetherlandsLukas Rist
Research Department, Paracelsus Hospital Richterswil, Bergstrasse 16, CH 8805 Richterswil, Switzerland
Br J Nutr 97:735-43. 2007..Hence, the levels of CLA and TVA in human milk can be modulated if breastfeeding mothers replace conventional dairy and/or meat products by organic ones. A potential contribution of CLA and TVA to health improvement is briefly discussed...
- Maternal dietary Alpine butter intake affects human milk: fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid isomersIsabelle Bertschi
Department of Obstetrics, Zurich University Hospital, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Lipids 40:581-7. 2005..A breastfeeding mother can therefore modulate the FA/CLA supply of her child by consuming Alpine butter. Further studies will show whether human milk containing this FA and CLA isomer pattern acts as a functional food for newborns...