Do differences in childhood diet explain the reduced overweight risk in breastfed children?

Abstract

Breastfeeding has been associated with a reduced risk of overweight later in life. This study investigates whether differences in diet and lifestyle at 7 years of age between breastfed and formula-fed children can explain the difference in overweight prevalence at 8 years of age. We studied 2,043 Dutch children born in 1996-1997 who participated in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/oby.2008.403

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@article{Scholtens2008DoDI, title={Do differences in childhood diet explain the reduced overweight risk in breastfed children?}, author={Salome Scholtens and Bert A Brunekreef and Henriette A Smit and G C M Gast and Maarten Otto Hoekstra and Johan C. de Jongste and Dirkje S Postma and Jorrit Gerritsen and Jacob C. Seidell and Alet H. Wijga}, journal={Obesity}, year={2008}, volume={16 11}, pages={2498-503} }