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New ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs Issued

Contact: Kim Kaplan

January 17, 2023

Researchers at the USDA Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and collaborating institutions now think that molecular mechanisms of brain development during early life are likely to be a major determinant of obesity risk based on the results of a new study. This information is part of the latest issue of ARS' Food and Nutrition Research Briefs.

The latest issue, which reports discoveries from researchers at ARS laboratories nationwide, can be found at:

Among other information, the current issue reports:

ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs is available on the web. Readers can subscribe, signing up for either of two email options: They can receive the full text of the newsletter by email or simply an advisory when a new issue has been posted online.

For more information contact Kim Kaplan, ARS Office of Communications.

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