Breastfeeding Linked to Lower Obesity Risk among Children in Japan


In a study conducted by Michiyo Yamakawa, M.H.Sc., of the Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama City, Japan and his fellow researchers, breastfeeding is associated with decreased risk of obesity among schoolchildren in Japan.

Findings state that exclusive breastfeeding at 6 to 7 months of age can lower obesity risk compared with formula feeding. The study is published in the online August issue of JAMA Pediatr.


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Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Backs Social Saturday


Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Backs Social Saturday

UK will be celebrating its first national celebration of social enterprises dubbed as Social Saturday. World famous celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, who founded the Fifteen restaurant chain.


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