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Breast feeding is unlikely to control childhood obesity

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1610 (Published 13 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1610

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Breast feeding is good for babies but is unlikely to halt the obesity epidemic in children, say researchers. Longer and more exclusive breast feeding in infancy had no impact on any measure of body fat later in childhood in a large …

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