Breastfeeding should be promoted to fight against obesity

April 22, 2015

Breastfeeding is one of the most effective weapons against obesity, in that breast-fed infants are less likely to become obese in their adult years.

This was what Dr. Berthold V. Koletzko, current president of the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and professor of pediatrics at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich in Germany, said at a recent health forum on early nutrition.

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