Study finds no differences in BMI between formula, breast-fed infants

09/14/2011 | Reuters

A German study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed that children who were given formula for the first few months of life had no differences in body mass index at age 10 compared with those who were exclusively breast-fed as infants. The researchers said previous studies showed some formulas were linked to low weight gain at 1 year, but the current findings indicate no long-term consequences.

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