Data show babies' protein consumption may lead to higher BMI later

07/21/2011 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

Australian researchers said that children who consumed more protein at 18 months old had higher body mass index and wider waist circumference by age 8 compared with their counterparts with lower protein consumption. They also found lower BMI and waist circumference by age 8 among those who ate more cereal-based foods at 18 months old.

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