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

@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}
}
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 Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy birth cohort study. Data on breastfeeding duration and diet and lifestyle factors at 7 years… CONTINUE READING
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