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Promoting Healthy Growth with Optimized Feeding Patterns

Timothy Wells of Cardiff University in the United Kingdom will test the hypothesis that feeding patterns help regulate growth and metabolism by altering gut microbiota and a stomach hormone that increases the efficacy of fat storage. This research may show that "grazing" instead of set meals can optimize healthy growth in children where nutrient availability is limited.

More information about Explore Nutrition for Healthy Growth of Infants and Children (Round 8)

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