Same genes linked to rapid infant growth, later weight gains

October 29, 2014

By Steven Reinberg Infants who quickly add weight and length may be showing a genetic propensity for obesity as toddlers, a new study suggests. In adults, certain genes have been […]

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Simple formula may predict obesity risk at birth

December 5, 2012

Can a child’s risk of becoming obese be predicted at birth? British researchers report that a simple formula that uses the child’s birth weight, the body mass index of the parents, […]

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Shifting the obesity paradigm in young children to guidelines for healthy growth

October 2, 2012

On Sept. 22, at a symposium on dietary guidelines for infants and young children, Jose Saavedra, vice president of medical and scientific affairs at Nestlé Nutrition and associate professor at […]

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