The association between gut microbiota in early life and future body mass index

Friday, Dec 07, 2018

This prospective study found an association between early-life gut microbiota and body mass index (BMI) z-scores at age 12 in a Norwegian cohort, suggesting infant gut microbiota may have the potential to help identify children at risk of obesity later in life.

Reference:

Stanislawski MA, et al. Gut microbiota in the first 2 years of life and the association with body mass index at age 12 in a Norwegian Birth Cohort. mBio. 2018;9:e01751-18.
 

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Link to Publication: https://mbio.asm.org/content/9/5/e01751-18


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