Colostrum has been described as liquid gold and the next super food, but what is colostrum?Colostrum is the first milk. It is a milky fluid from the breast of humans and cows and all mammals. The first milk contains extraordinary properties. It is more than just a food it is designed to pass the necessary antibodies from mother to baby so that an infant can survive. Antibody levels in colostrum are 100 times higher than is the case for normal cows milk. Did you know that colostrum is a health supplement? Also did you know that elite performance athletes use colostrum to burn fat, build lean muscle and to increase stamina and vitality? Of note, Bovine colostrum is not on the banned drug list of the International Olympic Committee.Health benefits of Colostrum for adultsPeople originally got interested in bovine colostrum because of the high antibody levels. Bovine colostrum is used to boost the immune system and it is used in hospitals to treat patients with head injuries to assist the body in repairing faster the nervous system. Colostrum is used to improve mood, to slow and reverse aging and to kill bacteria and fungal growth. Colostrum is being advanced as a treatment for chronic diarrhea and Leaky Gut Syndrome. However, you don’t need to wait for the science. Enough is known to demonstrate that colostrum is a safe health supplement for adults taken at the recommended dose. You can take it in powder or capsule form. As a powder it can be added with water and mixed with food. It is also not just for the young and athletic. People of all ages can benefit from colostrum including woman who wish to conceive and during pregnancy. The one important disclaimer is that it should not be used as an infant food substitute. It can be fed to children but only as a supplement to a healthy diet and always only at the recommended dose.Exercise PerformanceSeveral studies suggest that colostrum supplements may improve exercise performance. For a study published in 2001, scientists assigned a group of active men and women to eight weeks of treatment with either colostrum or whey protein. During the treatment period, each subject participated in aerobic exercise and heavy-resistance training at least three times per week. Study results showed that members of the colostrum group had a significant increase in lean body mass, while members of the whey protein group had a significant increase in body weight. Great for athletes and body builders.In a 2009 review of research on colostrum and exercise performance, investigators determined that taking colostrum supplements is most effective during periods of high-intensity training and recovery from high-intensity training.Non certified organic colostrum.4 pounds 40+Ig colostrum. Comes in heat sealed bags.