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Link between breastfeeding and childhood obesity discovered

Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute provide new data that show breastfeeding can help reduce a child’s risk for obesity. Almost a third of Canadian children aged five to 17 are overweight or obese, according to Statistics Canada.

Watch Dr. Laurent Briollais and Dr. Stephen Lye talk about this groundbreaking discovering published in the International Journal of Epidemiology:

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