volume 61, issue 3, P360-364 1978
DOI: 10.1542/peds.61.3.360
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J. C. Pisacano, H. Lichter, J. Ritter, A. P. Siegal

Abstract: A study of The Prudent Diet in early infancy was undertaken in a test group of 80 infants as an attempt to prevent overweight in a private practice setting. This group was compared with another group of 50 infants born in 1964 who were fed the standard infant diet then in use. Although an incidence of 34.1% overweight was present in the comparison group as compared with 25% in the diet group at age 3 months, by age 3 years the comparison still showed a 25.5% prevalence of overweight as compared with the study …

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