Study shows that a high protein intake in early childhood is associated with higher body fat mass but not higher lean mass

New research presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Porto, Portugal, May 17-20, shows that a high intake of protein in early childhood, particularly from animal food sources, is associated with a higher body mass index (BMI) due to increased body fat and not increases in fat-free mass. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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