Proteins-Growth Trajectories and Lifelong Health

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Topic(s): Growth & Development Obesity
  • Early life growth patterns can exert a long-term impact on risk of overweight and obesity development.

  • As per the interventional and observational studies, infant diet is one of the most influential and modifiable factors that affect the growth and later health status of adults.1

The prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing at an alarming rate in both developed and developing countries like India.2 According to the NFHS-5 survey results, the overall percentage of overweight children < 5 years in the country has increased from 2.1 (NFHS-4) to 3.4%

 

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