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New Research Into Preventing Obesity In Children By Starting In Infancy

An early intervention program focused on teaching new parents to calm infants without using food has effectively prevented overweight status at age 1.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The hunger and satiety signals for an infant are greatly influenced by the composition of microbes in their gut.  The quality of the food (ideally breast milk) will have a great impact on the composition of those microbes and the future ability of the child to regulate energy intake correctly.

 

 

 

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