Colostrum – benefits
Colostrum is the first food for all mammals and human. It is separated from the mammary glands of mothers during the first few days after birth. It carries ready antibodies and growth factors from mother to newborns. This protects them early in life when they are most vulnerable and helps them to cope with infections and to develop optimally. Left without it newborns do not develop properly, suffer and even die. Colostrum from cows contains up to 20 times more human growth factors. It is safe even for people who can not tolerate daily products because lactose content and other dairy substances are simple minimum. It is recovered from cows which are kept free of large and clean pastures and whose food do not contain pesticides and antibiotics.
Colostrum is rich of:
Immunoglobulins – these are wide – spectrum antibodies that protect body from bacteria, fungi, molds and viruses. They are effective against 20 types of pathogens, including Staphylococcus, E. Coli, Helicobacter pylori, Cryptosporidium, Salmonella, Candida, Rotavirus. There are five groups of immunoglobulins (IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, IgM) and they all contain in colostrums. Vitamins and minerals – in colostrums are naturally balanced and in large numbers.
Lactoferrin – is a powerful spectrum antibiotic that in contrast to pharmaceutical antibiotics acts against bacteria and helps against viruses (HIV, Herpes), Candida albicans and other infections, and takes part in treating diseases such as cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome and others. Lactoferrin is the iron – transposing glycoprotein that belongs to a group of transferrin. Responsible for immune protection of the mucous membranes of the respiratory, digestive and urinary system, and present in various body fluids and secretions (tears, bronchial secretions, saliva, bile, pancreatic juice, intestinal secretions, genital secretions). The richest source of colostrums is lactoferrin, followed by milk. In the body, lactofferin is found in two forms: holo – lactoferrin (iron – related) and apo – lactoferrin (iron – free).
Cytokines – they are interleukins, interferon gamma and lymphokines and regulate the strength and duration of immune response. Transmit information from one immune cell to another, increase the activity of T- lymphocytes, stimulate production of antibodies, relieve pain and inflammation, have antitumor activity.
Oligosaccharides and glucan – conjugates – do not allow harmful germs to penetrate the walls of the gastrointestinal tract.
Polypeptide rich of proline (PRP) – regulates functions of the thymus gland (very important for immunity). PRP stimulates immunity. But can also balance the overly strong immune response in autoimmune diseases.
Glycoproteins – protease and trypsin inhibitors protect and growth factors in colostrum form the digestive juices of the stomach and intestines.
Lactalbumin – very effective against viruses and tumors. Improves mood and stress resistance by increased production of serotonin in the brain, while reducing the level of cortisol.
Lysozymes – local natural antibiotics that destroy bacteria on contact.
Growth factor (RF) – the colostrums are identical to human. They support the growth and recovery of all organs and tissues, burning fat and building muscle mass, help in local healing of scars, burns and wounds and is used in cosmetics.
Transforming growth factor (TGF A&B): stimulates cell division in connective tissue and promotes the formation of cartilage and bone. It is important for the healing of wounds and broken bones, and problems with intestinal mucous membranes.
Epithelial growth factor (EGF) – rejuvenates the skin, strengthens the mucous membranes of the respiratory, digestive and urinary systems and also acts against various diseases: ulcer, gastritis, colitis, permeable gut syndrome, pyelonephritis, cystitis, asthma, sinusitis and more.
Insulin – like growth factor (IGF-1) – regulates blood sugar, cholesterol and lipids, helps of build quality muscle and recovery of DNA and RNA. All this makes it one of the most powerful anti-aging factors.
Platelets growth factor (PDGF): helps for cell division in connective tissue, smooth muscle and fibroblasts. Perhaps it is important for the survival and regeneration of nerve cells.
Growth hormone (GH) has great importance for proper growth of children, achieves maximum genetic potential for regeneration of all tissues to maintain youth and beauty. Slows aging in older people.
Recently colostrum is emerging as the most promising means for storing youth, slow aging and life extension. This is due to the unique combination of natural growth factors in appropriate proportions, which colostrums contain. One way to slow aging is hormone replacement therapy with human growth hormone (CHRH), but opinions on the subject are quite inconsistent. On the one hand, older people (over 60) who received CHRH, feel energized, their sexual desire increases, also muscle mass is increased, their bones are sealed and their skin is rejuvenated. Strengthens immunity. Osteoporosis, heart attacks and strokes decrease. On the other hand, treatment with CHRH can be very dangerous, especially if adopt inappropriate doses. About CHRH is what are the strengths of fertilizer plants – accelerator of growth therefore, CHGH could lead to hypertension, acromegaly, gynecomastia, growth of tumor cells, etc. colostrum is and alternative to CHRH because it is the only natural source of perfectly balanced elements, which helps against age spots and regenerates tissues. When taken regularly, colostrums make the skin more beautiful, reduce age spots and even osteoporosis disappear, increase bone density and sexual function is restored. Otherwise, colostrums act like CHRH but without side effects.
Mothers who nurse their babies could protect them from asthma and eczema if they take enough probiotics (acidophilus and bifidobacteria) during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Babies normally receive these beneficial bacteria from their mothers, while passing through the birth canal, but in Caesarean section instead of probiotics, many babies are infected with the bacteria causing the so – called nosocomial infections – staphylococci, streptococci, colli bacteria, clostridium and more.