Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 19th, 2004
"Tremendous increases in the prevalence rates of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents require a search for possible causes and potential prevention strategies. Intrauterine and early infant nutrition are recognized as modifying factors for the development of obesity in adolescence and adulthood. Several recent investigations found that breastfeeding prevents obesity and overweight in later childhood and adolescence," a scientist in Austria reports.
"However, so far no causal and...
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