TITLE

Breast is best for avoiding obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Kerr, Cathel
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p288
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a Scottish study which found that breast-fed babies are at reduced risk of developing childhood obesity. Suggestion of a U.S. study that 10% of adult cases of obesity could be attributed to formula feeding; Suggestion that lack of control of the feeding process among bottle fed babies may lead to the impaired ability to regulate food intake.
ACCESSION #
7047206

 

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