Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 13th, 2006
According to recent research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, "Evidence from observational studies has suggested that breastfeeding may reduce the prevalence of obesity in later life. The objective was to examine whether initial breastfeeding is related to lower mean body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) throughout life."
C.G. Owen and colleagues at St. George's University of London conducted "a systematic review of published studies investigating the association between infant feeding and a measure of obesity or adiposity in...
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