A new finding on breastfeeding and obesity

December 16th, 2014 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

Advocates of breastfeeding as a strategy to prevent the development of obesity persist in the absence of definitive data. So here is another study from Europe which found a ‘non-significant’ trend of breastfeeding toward a protective effect on adolescent abdominal obesity. Nevertheless, the title of the study, “Breastfeeding Shows a Protective Trend toward Adolescents with Higher Abdominal Adiposity,” is somewhat misleading.