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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2012, Article ID 478610, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/478610
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Adolescent Metabolic Syndrome Risk Is Increased with Higher Infancy Weight Gain and Decreased with Longer Breast Feeding

1Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0927, USA
2Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile, El Líbano 5524, 138-11 Santiago, Chile
3Center for Human Growth and Development and Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls, 10th Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5406, USA

Received 15 December 2011; Revised 1 March 2012; Accepted 18 May 2012

Academic Editor: Ricardo D. Uauy

Copyright © 2012 Kim Khuc et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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