Low breast-feeding rates may explain childhood obesity in minorities

03/6/2008 | Reuters

New research suggests lower rates of breast-feeding among minority and disadvantaged children may be linked to obesity in these groups. A study of 739 10- to 19-year-olds finds those who breast-fed for more than four months had a lower average BMI and were less likely to become overweight.

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