GIVE SUPERIORITY TO BREASTFEEDING – (04-24-06)By
Dietary Energy Intake at the Age of 4 Months Predicts Postnatal Weight Gain and Childhood Body Mass Index
Despite the incalculable number of studies supporting the superiority of breast milk, the number of moms that remain breastfeeding after 3 months is still a very small percentage. You can be sure that this all-too-soon introduction of non-mom foods is a definite contributor to our rates of chronic diseases.
I strongly recommend to my patients that a newborn should be exclusively breastfed for 6 months. No grains or other solid foods in the first 6 months will give the immune system some time to develop properly.
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Since acquiring a passion for how the body works in chiropractic school, I have continued to indulge this desire by reading some 120 peer reviewed medical journals per month. I’m always learning more about how to help people avoid chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer, and pass along this information in my blog. There are currently almost 2,000 posts cataloged on almost every health topic imaginable. Click Here for more bio information