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Nutritional management of breastfeeding infants for the prevention of common nutrient deficiencies and excesses.
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PMID:  22025920     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for every infant, and exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months is usually optimal in the common clinical situation. However, inappropriate complementary feeding could lead to a nutrient-deficient status, such as iron deficiency anemia, vitamin D deficiency, and growth faltering. The recent epidemic outbreak of obesity in Korean children emphasizes the need for us to control children's daily sedentary life style and their intakes of high caloric foods in order to prevent obesity. Recent assessment of breastfeeding in Korea has shown that the rate is between 63% and 89%; thus, up-to-dated evidence-based nutritional management of breastfeeding infants to prevent common nutrient deficiencies or excesses should be taught to all clinicians and health care providers.
Authors:
Jin Soo Moon
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-07-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Korean journal of pediatrics     Volume:  54     ISSN:  2092-7258     ISO Abbreviation:  Korean J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-25     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101215374     Medline TA:  Korean J Pediatr     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, Goyang, Korea.
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