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Arterial Compliance in 10-Year-Old Children in Relation to Breastfeeding

  • L. Schack-Nielsen
  • C. Mølgaard
  • D. Larsen
  • C. Martyn
  • K. F. Michaelsen
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 554)

Abstract

Reduced growth in early life increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in later life, but studies of the consequences of early diet, especially breastfeeding and. formula feeding, on CVD or CVD risk factors have been conflicting (Owen et al. 2002, 2003; Leesonetal. 2001).

Keywords

Pulse Wave Velocity Arterial Compliance Formula Feeding Breastfed Infant Current Physical Activity 
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References

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Schack-Nielsen
    • 1
  • C. Mølgaard
    • 1
  • D. Larsen
    • 1
  • C. Martyn
    • 2
  • K. F. Michaelsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human NutritionThe Royal Veterinary and Agricultural UniversityCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.MRC Environmental Epidemiology UnitSouthampton General HospitalEngland

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