Breast milk fatty acid composition differs between overweight and normal weight women: the STEPS Study

@article{Mkel2013BreastMF,
  title={Breast milk fatty acid composition differs between overweight and normal weight women: the STEPS Study},
  author={Johanna M M{\"a}kel{\"a} and Kaisa M. Linderborg and Harri Niinikoski and Baoru Yang and Hanna Lagstr{\"o}m},
  journal={European Journal of Nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={52},
  pages={727-735}
}
ObjectiveWe studied differences in breast milk fatty acid (FA) composition between overweight and normal weight women and the effect of FA composition on children’s cholesterol concentrations at 13 months and growth from birth to 13 months.MethodsSamples were collected from lactating women (n = 100) participating in STEPS study at infant’s age of 3 months, and FA composition was analyzed with gas chromatography. Diet of mother was studied with Index of Diet Quality at third trimester of… CONTINUE READING
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