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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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.