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Being big or growing fast: systematic review of size and growth in infancy and later obesity.

Authors
  • Baird, Janis
  • Fisher, David
  • Lucas, Patricia
  • Kleijnen, Jos
  • Roberts, Helen
  • Law, Catherine
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMJ
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Oct 22, 2005
Volume
331
Issue
7522
Pages
929–929
Identifiers
PMID: 16227306
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Infants who are at the highest end of the distribution for weight or body mass index or who grow rapidly during infancy are at increased risk of subsequent obesity.

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