Breast milk analyses show new opportunities for reducing risk of childhood obesity

Breast milk analyses show new opportunities for reducing risk of childhood obesity


Maternal obesity is associated with differences in breast milk composition from that of mothers with a lower BMI. The variations of the metabolites may contribute to a higher risk of childhood obesity in children whose mothers are overweight. The findings point to a potential breast milk dependent mechanism for the mother-child transmission of obesity.
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Author: http://http://neurosciencenews.com/
Post date: 2019-04-11 00:00:58
Category: breast
Tag: associated
Post ID: 6716

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