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On June 19, 2013, Emord & Associates, on behalf of Youngevity, Inc., filed a comment to FDA’s proposed rule, “Infant Formula: The Addition of Minimum and Maximum Levels of Selenium to
As one country contemplates a ban on baby bottles and the advertising of infant formula, in an effort to promote breast-feeding, Dr.
By using information about height and weight instead of body mass index (BMI), researchers found they could predict obesity in children by age 5, according to a report in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.
By the age of two, babies who were breastfed exclusively for at least three months experienced enhanced development in parts of the brain responsible for language, cognition and emotional function compared to infants that were given at least some formula as infants, according to a new study.
New evidence from research suggests that infants fed formula, rather than breast milk, experience metabolic stress that could play a part in the long-recognized link between formula-feeding and an increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and other conditions in adult life.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends healthy mothers and their infants should breastfeed exclusively for the first six months of life. However, high levels of infant weight loss early on often causes mothers to switch over to formula.
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