Wednesday, October 13, 2010

More Reasons To Eat Only Real Food

Trans Fats Boost Baby Obesity?

"Researchers, whose results appear in the early online edition of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that infants whose mothers consumed more than 4.5 grams of trans fats per day while breastfeeding were twice as likely to have high percentages of body fat, or adiposity, than infants whose mothers consumed less than 4.5 grams per day of trans fats.

"The researchers investigated different fatty acids, but determined trans fats to be the most important contributor to excess body fat. 'Trans fats stuck out as a predictor to increased adiposity in both mothers and their babies,' said study co-author Alex Anderson, assistant professor in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences."
Read the whole post, and follow his advice.

Via Instapundit.