Monday, February 3, 2014

Breastfeeding protects children against obesity

Health News - Breastfeeding protects children against obesity: The gut flora of children who are wholly or partly breastfed helps protect them against developing obesity, reveals research at the Sahlgrenska Academy.

Doctoral student Josefine Roswall and her research colleagues from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg are trying to identify early risk factors for obesity and to study in detail the role of diet in the development of preschool obesity.

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