Nature and nurture in infant appetite: analysis of the Gemini twin birth cohort

Clare H Llewellyn, Cornelia H M van Jaarsveld, Laura Johnson, Susan Carnell, Jane Wardle

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Abstract

A strong genetic influence on appetitive traits has been shown in children and adults, but no studies have examined appetite in early infancy, even though avidity of appetite has been linked with a higher risk of obesity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1172-9
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume91
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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