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Gut Microbiota at Infancy Predict Risk of Obesity in Later Life

Summary by Dr. Joseph Mercola

What if you could predict whether your toddler might become obese by puberty, and then possibly take measures to ensure that it didn’t happen? New research on infant gut microbiota shows that this may very well be possible. As reported by News Medical Life Sciences, researchers found a connection between the phenotypes of gut microbiota in infants and younger children, and their propensity for being overweight or obese later. The promising findings may help identify risks in children so...

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