Methods for determining, isolating and identifying human milk lipids, together with problems associated with sampling and analysis, are described in some detail in the first 3 chapters of this book. Factors affecting total lipid content of human milk, lipid classification, fatty acids, the milk fat globule membrane, fat-soluble vitamins and nutritional aspects of human milk lipids are also extensively reviewed in Chapters 4-9.
1. Introduction 2. Collection, Preparation, and Storage of Samples 3. Determination of Lipid Content 4. Factors Affecting the Total Lipid Content of Human Milk 5. Lipid Classes 6. Fatty Acids and Related Compounds 7. Milk Fat Globule Membrane 8. Fat-Soluble Vitamins in Human Milk 9. Nutritional Aspects 10. Overall Summary