Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 12th, 2002
Janet C. King and Ratna Mukherjea at the ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, Davis, California, are using results from their preliminary study of leptin levels in breastfeeding moms to design an expanded investigation with pregnant and lactating women.
Their earlier study showed that mothers who ate more carbohydrates in relation to fat during the months they were breastfeeding had higher levels of leptin in their blood. That's in contrast to lactating moms who ate more fats than...
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