Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Study Shows Trend of Increasing Obesity in Pregnant Moms Contributing to Higher Body Fat in Newborns

ScienceDaily (May 4, 2010) — A new study has found for the first time that as Americans are gaining more body fat, so are their babies. The research, which reviewed data from more than 74,000 births, found that a key measure of body fat composition in newborns increased significantly over a 15-year period, mirroring similar increases among pregnant mothers.

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