Babies who are treated with antibiotics before 6 months of age are more likely to be chubby, according to a new study published this week in the International Journal of Obesity. Researchers say that exposure to antibiotics, especially early in life, may kill off healthy bacteria in the intestines that affect how our cells absorb nutrients. Preliminary studies have already linked changes in these microbial cells to obesity, inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, and other conditions. Yet, direct causal proof has not been found. This new study was the first to analyze the relationship between use of antibiotics and body mass ... Read More
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