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Leptin in Breast-Fed and Formula-Fed Infants

Leptin and feeding in infants
  • Francesco Savino
  • Maria Francesca Fissore
  • Erica Clara Grassino
  • Giuliana Eva Nanni
  • Roberto Oggero
  • Gian Carlo Mussa
Conference paper
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 569)

Key words

leptin breast feeding formula feeding infancy 

References

  1. 1.
    Savino F. et al. Leptin levels in breast-fed and formula-fed infants. Acta Paediatr 91:897–902; 2002.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Von Kries R. et al. Breast feeding and obesity: cross-sectional study. BMJ 1999; 319: 147–50Google Scholar
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    O’Connor D et al. Leptin is not present in infant formulas. J Endocrinol Invest 2003; 26: 490.PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Locke R. Preventing obesity: the breast milk-leptin connection. Acta Paediatr 2002; 91: 891–896.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Savino
    • 1
  • Maria Francesca Fissore
    • 1
  • Erica Clara Grassino
    • 1
  • Giuliana Eva Nanni
    • 1
  • Roberto Oggero
    • 1
  • Gian Carlo Mussa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricUniversity of TurinTorinoItaly

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