Early nutrition and its effect on growth, body composition, and later obesity

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A balanced and nutritionally adequate diet in early life is essential for optimal growth and a healthy life both in the short and long term. Many studies are published within this research area. In this review, early nutrition covers infant feeding (mainly breastfeeding), complementary feeding, and nutrition in early childhood with special focus on intake of cow’s milk.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNutrition and Growth : Yearbook 2023
EditorsRaanan Shamir, Berthold Koletzko, Moshe Phillip, Dominique Turck
Number of pages16
Place of PublicationBasel
Publication date2023
ISBN (Print)978-3-318-07056-9
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-318-07246-4
Publication statusPublished - 2023
SeriesWorld Review of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Research areas

  • Infant feeding, Body Mass Index, Obesity/prevention & control, Body composition, Nutritional status, Biological phenomena, Early childhood

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