Essential oil molecules found in breast milk, Bendigo research shows

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated August 5 2022 - 5:35am, first published August 4 2022 - 7:30am
REFINED TASTE: Scientific modelling shows essential oils can enter breast milk and shape lifelong preferences. Picture: SHUTTERSTOCK

BABIES might develop life-long food preferences because some essential oil molecules seep into their mothers' breast milk.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

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