Breastfeeding and lowering the risk of childhood obesity
With the rates of diabetes and obesity skyrocketing, it is always good to see studies outlining protective behaviors. Unfortunately, whether or not an infant was formula fed cannot be changed in the child’s later years. The US government is considering spending millions on educating children on exercise and healthy eating but are missing the obvious (as surprising as that may be for government…). How about a multi-million dollar advertising campaign towards the benefits of breastfeeding?
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