Friday, February 04, 2005

BBC NEWS | Health | Babies 'overfed on formula milk'
Last Updated: Friday, 4 February, 2005, 12:34 GMT
By Ania Lichtarowicz
BBC World Service health reporter
"Many babies are being overfed in the first few months of life, says the World Health Organization. New data show growth charts have over-estimated how much weight babies should gain - leading to over-use of formula feed. A second study suggests we need to boost our physical activity levels. Both studies were discussed at a meeting organised by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the International Obesity Task Force...."

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