Arterial Compliance in 10-Year-Old Children in Relation to Breastfeeding
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Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
book series (AEMB, volume 554)
Reduced growth in early life increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in later life, but studies of the consequences of early diet, especially breastfeeding and. formula feeding, on CVD or CVD risk factors have been conflicting (Owen et al. 2002, 2003; Leesonetal. 2001).
KeywordsPulse Wave Velocity Arterial Compliance Formula Feeding Breastfed Infant Current Physical Activity
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