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The contribution of infant food marketing to the obesogenic environment in Australia

Smith, Julie

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Obesity has been growing rapidly among both children and adult Australians in recent decades, raising concern at the associated chronic disease burden, and generating debate over the extent of individual versus government responsibility. This paper briefly reviews recent scientific evidence on links between poor early life nutrition and obesity in later life, which suggests that artificial baby milk rather than breastfeeding in infancy is associated with a 30-50% higher likelihood of later life...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31341
Source: Breastfeeding Review

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