Learning to like vegetables during breastfeeding: a randomized clinical trial of lactating mothers and infants.

@article{Mennella2017LearningTL,
  title={Learning to like vegetables during breastfeeding: a randomized clinical trial of lactating mothers and infants.},
  author={Julie A Mennella and Loran M Daniels and Ashley R Reiter},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2017},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={
          67-76
        }
}
Background: What lactating mothers eat flavors breast milk and, in turn, modifies their infants' acceptance of similarly flavored foods.Objective: We sought to determine the effects of the timing and duration of eating a variety of vegetables during breastfeeding on the liking of vegetables in both members of the dyad.Design: We conducted a randomized controlled study of 97 mother-infant dyads. Lactating mothers drank vegetable, beet, celery, and carrot juices for 1 mo beginning at 0.5, 1.5, or… CONTINUE READING
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