Lactoferrin Supplementation and its Gut Health Benefits

Bo Lönnerdal, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Nutrition and the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis, discusses the current state of the science of lactoferrin as a nutritional supplement. Dr. Lönnerdal describes the antimicrobial properties of lactoferrin and how this is essential for shaping the composition of the microbiota, and he suggests how lactoferrin supplementation can improve outcomes for preterm infants.

  • Bo Lönnerdal, PhD

    Distinguished Professor of Nutrition & Internal Medicine
    Department of Nutrition
    University of California, Davis
    Davis, California