- Inverse Association of Overweight and Breast Feeding in 9 to 10-y-old Children in Germany // American Journal of Health Promotion;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p215
Presents an abstract of the study 'Inverse Association of Overweight and Breast Feeding in 9 to 10-y-old Children in Germany,' by A.D. Liese, T. Hirsch et al, published in a 2001 issue of the 'International Journal of Obesity.' Preventive potential of early nutrition in the development of...
- Breast-feeding reduces risk of obesity. Gaby, Alan R. // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;May2003, Issue 238, p32
Reports that breast-feeding reduces the risk of becoming obese later in childhood. Role of the higher content of docosahexaenoic acid in human milk in the development of the brain, including the area in the hypothalamus that controls the appetite; Identification of refined sugar contained in...
- Breastfed babies at lower risk of obesity. // GP: General Practitioner;6/10/2002, p8
Reports the reduction of risk in childhood obesity by breastfeeding infants in Great Britain.
- Feeding infants of diabetic mothers. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2002, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p70
Discusses a study revealing that breast feeding by diabetic mothers may increase the risks of later overweight and glucose intolerance in infants. Milk of diabetic mothers containing more glucose, insulin and energy than that of nondiabetic mothers.
- Breast-feeding linked to lower obesity risk among infants exposed to diabetes. Foster, Melissa // Endocrine Today;May2011, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p15
The article discusses research on the association between breast feeding and risk of obesity among infants exposed to diabetes, by T. L. Crume and colleagues, published in the 2011 issue of "Diabetes Care."
- Inverse association of overweight and breast feeding in 9 to 10-y-old children in Germany. Liese, A D; Hirsch, T; von Mutius, E; Keil, U; Leupold, W; Weiland, S K // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Nov2001, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p1644
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether breast feeding is associated with prevalent overweight in pre-adolescent children. METHODS: Cross-sectional studies of 9 to 10-y-old children attending fourth grade in 1995/1996 in Dresden (n = 1046) and Munich (n = 1062), Germany, according to the International...
- Obesity from cradle to grave. Eriksson, J; Forsen, T; Osmond, C; Barker, D // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Jun2003, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p722
BACKGROUND: Obesity is known to track from early life into adult life. OBJECTIVE: To examine the relation of obesity in adult life to growth and living conditions during childhood. DESIGN: Birth cohort study. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 4515 people (2135 men and 2380 women) who were born at...
- Infant feeding and obesity through the lifecourse. Parsons T J; Power C; Manor O // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2003, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p793
In the 1958 British birth cohort (n = 12,857 at age 7), breast feeding and BMI were unrelated in childhood. Breast feeding was protective against increased BMI at ages 16 and 33 years in females, and at 33 years in males, but this effect was markedly reduced and no longer significant after...
- Breastfeeding Lowers Childhood Obesity Risk. // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Apr2003, Issue 246, p16
Reports on a study of Scottish children indicating that breastfeeding helps prevent childhood obesity. Details of the study; Canadian study to determine if formula-fed infants are at risk for type II diabetes.