Pre-packaged foods too salty for young children

March 25, 2013

By Brett Smith On average, Americans like their food salty, but it is an affinity that often results in conditions like hypertension and heart disease. A new study from officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that many pre-packaged children’s food may be giving the youngest Americans an early start when […]

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Antibiotics too soon may set babies up for obesity: Study

August 21, 2012

Aug. 21, 2012, ABC News By Dr. Shari Barnett Giving your baby antibiotics too early may increase their chances of being overweight in childhood, new research suggests. Specifically, infants exposed to antibiotics during the first six months of their lives are 22 percent more likely to be overweight between the ages of 10 months and 3 years […]

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