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Breastfeeding may help kids avoid life of obesity

Click here to view original web page at www.delawareonline.com (Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Obesity is a complex disease.

(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Obesity is a complex disease. However, nutrition experts agree that prevention begins at the earliest moments of life when parents make infant feeding decisions.

Breastfed babies have less risk of obesity through childhood and adolescence. In addition, studies suggest that breastfeeding has a protective effect against later [...]