Lower protein in infant formula is associated with lower weight up to age 2 y: a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Koletzko2009LowerPI,
  title={Lower protein in infant formula is associated with lower weight up to age 2 y: a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Berthold Koletzko and Ruediger von Kries and Ricardo C Closa and Joaqu{\'i}n Escribano and Silvia Scaglioni and Marcello Giovannini and Jeannette Beyer and Hans Demmelmair and Dariusz Gruszfeld and Anna Dobrzańska and Anne Sengier and J -P Langhendries and Marie-Francoise Rolland Cachera and Veit Grote},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={1836-45}
}
BACKGROUND Protein intake during infancy was associated with rapid early weight gain and later obesity in observational studies. OBJECTIVE The objective was to test the hypothesis that higher protein intake in infancy leads to more rapid length and weight gain in the first 2 y of life. DESIGN In a multicenter European study, 1138 healthy, formula-fed infants were randomly assigned to receive cow milk-based infant and follow-on formula with lower (1.77 and 2.2 g protein/100 kcal… CONTINUE READING