Breastfeeding is not only beneficial for babies in which the child gets the best nutrition.Therefore, breastfeeding also has benefits for the mother one maternal risk of developing cancer can be minimized.
Citing a study published by the International Journal of Cancer in 2007, Dr. Utami Roesli SpA, IBCLC, FABM, said in breast milk (ASI) are anti-cancer agent.This substance is a protein and a fatty acid found naturally in breast milk.
“These anti-cancer named HAMLET (Human Alpha-lactalbumin Made Lethal to tumor Cells),” said the woman who was familiarly called Dr. Tami is on the sidelines of Breastfeeding Fair 2016 ‘generation of Red and White’ in Summarecon Digital Center-Scientia Square Park, Serpong , Tangerang, Saturday (05/11/2016).
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This HAMLET, said Dr. Tami can help the mother avoid cancers such as uterine cancer and ovarian cancer.”Anyway, these substances can avoid all the ugly disease of the baby and mother,” he said.
HAMLET is a substance contained in breast milk.HAMLET known to kill 40 types of cancer cells with the advantage will not damage healthy cells.
HAMLET was discovered by accident when researchers investigated the antibacterial properties in breast milk.Furthermore, Dr. Tami said breastfeeding could help children avoid cancers such as neuroblastoma, leukemia, and cancer of the nerve.
A study in 2012 and 2014 also suggested children who were breastfed for 6 months, the risk of leukemia can be reduced 20 percent.
“For example, there are leukemia cells that attacked the child while still breastfeeding, the cell will be countered by the HAMLET,” said Dr. Tami.
Unfortunately, Dr. Tami reveals breastfeeding in Indonesia has reached 30 percent.In fact, as is known breast milk is very beneficial not only for the baby but also the mother.