TITLE

Does Breastfeeding Prevent Obesity?

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Child Health Alert;Apr2004, Vol. 22, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research on the role of breastfeeding in preventing obesity in childhood and adult life. Reference to a study by L.M. Grummer-Strawn and Z. Mei, published in the February 2004 electronic edition of the journal "Pediatrics"; Research findings; Prevalence of obesity among non-Hispanic whites.
ACCESSION #
12801585

 

Related Articles

  • Breastfeeding and Overweight in Children and Adolescents. King, Dale E. // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Dec2001, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p42 

    Focuses on the issues surrounding breastfeeding and obesity in children. Advantages of breastfeeding over bottlefeeding; Link between breastfeeding and childhood obesity; Factors which contribute to obesity in adolescents

  • Breast-Feeding and Obesity.  // Pediatrics for Parents;2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p1 

    Reports on the benefits of breast-feeding for both mother and baby. Presentation of the short-term and long-term benefits of breast-feeding for both mother and infant; Likelihood of breast-fed babies to become obese; Consideration of breast-milk as the best source of nutrition for babies.

  • Breastfeeding Called a Protector Against Getting Type 1. Trecroci, D. // Diabetes Health;Jan2006, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p19 

    Discusses research being done on breastfeeding. Reference to a study in the October 7, 2005 issue of the "European Journal of Pediatrics"; Association of breastfeeding with type 1 diabetes.

  • Trends in overweight and obesity prevalence in Dutch, Turkish, Moroccan and Surinamese South Asian children in the Netherlands. de Wilde, J. A.; van Dommelen, P.; Middelkoop, B. J. C.; Verkerk, P. H. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Oct2009, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p11 

    Objective: To determine trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children in The Hague (the Netherlands) from 1999 through 2007. Design: Population-based study of a series of cross-sectional assessments of height and weight from electronic health records. Setting: Child Health Care...

  • Multidisciplinary therapy reduces risk factors for metabolic syndrome in obese adolescents. Bianchini, Josiane; Silva, Danilo; Nardo, Claudia; Carolino, Idalina; Hernandes, Florencio; Junior, Nelson // European Journal of Pediatrics;Feb2013, Vol. 172 Issue 2, p215 

    This study aims to assess the effects of a 16-week multidisciplinary program of obesity treatment on the control of metabolic syndrome (MS) and dyslipidemia in obese adolescents. Eighty-six adolescents aged 10-18 years were allocated in either the intervention group (IG; n = 44) or control group...

  • Commentary. Burke, Michael G. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Sep2004, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p104 

    Comments on a research concerning the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and obesity in children. Emphasis on the need to identify and treat its complications; Description of metabolic syndrome according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

  • Infant feeding and components of the metabolic syndrome: findings From the European Youth Heart Study. Lawlor, D. A.; Riddoch, C. J.; Page, A. S.; Andersen, L. B.; Wedderkopp, N.; Harro, M.; Stansbie, D.; Davey Smith, G. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2005, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p582 

    Aims: To assess the associations of type and duration of infant feeding with components of the metabolic syndrome in children aged 9 and 15. Methods: A total of 2192 randomly selected school children aged 9 and 15 years from Estonia (n =1174) and Denmark (n = 1018) were studied. Insulin...

  • Lactose Intolerance In Children and Adolescents.  // Child Health Alert;Oct2006, Vol. 24, p3 

    The article discusses lactose intolerance in children and adolescents. Lactose, found in dairy products, is normally digested by the enzyme lactase, and that enzyme is found in the intestine. The lactase enzyme is necessary, of course, for babies to absorb milk, which is critical to their diet...

  • Care of the infant with inherent metabolic disease. Smith, Mark // Paediatric Nursing;May2008, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p38 

    Early detection and prompt management of metabolic crisis are crucial to favourable outcomes in the infant with an inherent metabolic disease for which treatment is available. The nursing role includes monitoring, support and information giving as well as fluid and dietary management. As...

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics