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Eating Junk Food During Pregnancy - Bad Idea

August 15, 2007
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A study just published shows a link between what you eat during pregnancy and breastfeeding and your child’s future eating habits. “Our study has shown that eating large quantities of junk food when pregnant and breastfeeding could impair the normal control of appetite and promote an exacerbated taste for junk food in offspring,” says lead author Dr St├ęphanie Bayol. “This could send offspring on the road to obesity and make the task of teaching healthy eating habits in children even more challenging.” Now, this study is interesting but it used rats so the results would need to be verified in humans. Click here for the report.

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