The impact of perinatal probiotic intervention on the development of overweight and obesity: follow-up study from birth to 10 years

@article{Luoto2010TheIO,
  title={The impact of perinatal probiotic intervention on the development of overweight and obesity: follow-up study from birth to 10 years},
  author={Raakel Luoto and Marko A Kalliom{\"a}ki and Kirsi Laitinen and Erika Mykk{\~A} nen Isolauri},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2010},
  volume={34},
  pages={1531-1537}
}
Background:The achievements in combating the increasing trend of overweight and obesity have thus far been inadequate. The recently discovered instrumental role of the gut microbiota in host metabolism may offer a novel target in the prevention and management of obesity.Objective:To evaluate the impact of perinatal probiotic intervention on childhood growth patterns and the development of overweight during a 10-year follow-up.Patients and methods:Altogether 159 women were randomized and double… CONTINUE READING
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