6/6/2005

Study: Low or high birth weight linked to adult obesity: Infants who
either have a high birth rate or a low weight but who catch up rapidly
have a higher risk of becoming obese at an older age, according to new
research. Scientists also say that gaining weight before height can
impact the risk of adult obesity and related illnesses, including
diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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