Possible Obesity and Antibiotics Link

We often blame the obesity epidemic on the food industry, and while the increasingly unhealthy meal options definitely play a role, did you know that something as seemingly unrelated as antibiotic use in infancy is also a determining factor?

Children who consume antibiotics within the first 6 months of life are far more likely to be obese later in childhood. The best way to avoid this risk factor is to focus on prevention and effective botanical solutions.

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/135/4/617

This message is from the Franklin Institute of Wellness.

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