Thursday, May 13, 2004

BBC NEWS | Health | Breast-feeding 'cuts heart risk'
Health experts say breastfeeding is best for mother and baby
"Scientists have found further evidence that being breast-fed reduces a person's risk of developing heart disease as an adult. Institute of Child Health researchers examined over 200 teenagers whose feeding had been studied as babies. The study, published in the Lancet, found those who were breast-fed had healthier cholesterol levels than those who were bottle-fed. It was also linked to reduced levels of a protein linked to clogged arteries.... "

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