Chronic disease and infant nutrition: is it significant to public health?
Objective: To assess the public health significance of premature weaning of infants from breast milk on later-life risk of chronic illness.Design: A review and summary of recent meta-analyses of studies linking premature weaning from breast milk with later-life chronic disease risk is presented followed by an estimation of the approximate exposure in a developed Western country, based on historical breast-feeding prevalence data for Australia since 1927. The population-attributable proportion...[Show more]
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