Japanese study ties exclusive breast-feeding to lower obesity risk

08/12/2013 | Family Practice News

Japanese researchers looked at more than 60,000 children ages 7 and 8 and found that those who were exclusively breast-fed for at least six months were 45% less likely than were formula-fed peers to be obese and 15% less likely to be overweight. The findings were published in JAMA Pediatrics.

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