Metabolic syndrome is like a ticking time bomb inside your body that goes off as you get older, producing a group of disorders that includes insulin resistance (which leads to weight gain), heart disease and high “bad” cholesterol levels. It is estimated that more than 47 million Americans, or nearly 25%, have it. Doctors now know that one of the causes is not being breast fed for long enough?or at all. Now they think that NOT USING your breasts for feeding your child may lead to breast cancer. It turns out that baby bottles?especially plastic ones?were a bad idea for MANY reasons.
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