Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 5th, 2005
According to a recent review published in the journal Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, "Nutrition is an important regulator of the tempo of human growth. Infancy may represent a critical 'window' where variations in nutrition have longer-term consequences for growth and development."
D.B. Dunger and colleagues at the University of Cambridge explained, "Rapid weight gain during infancy is associated with accelerated growth and early pubertal development. Rapid weight gain in infancy is also associated with the...
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