Monday, May 17, 2010

Combating Childhood Obesity May Start In The Womb

“Children whose mothers developed diabetes while pregnant are at increased risk of being overweight by age 11, a new study shows. The study also found that children born to obese mothers are more likely to have a weight problem than children born to lean mothers. ‘The best advice is to get lean and fit before you get pregnant,’ Dr. Lois Jovanovic of the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute in Santa Barbara, California, who was not involved in the study, told Reuters Health...

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