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Tue, May. 24th, 2005, 04:26 pm
Breast milk lowers blood pressure

Being breastfed as a baby has a beneficial impact on blood pressure, a study suggests.

Researchers found it was as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and cutting salt intake is for adults.

And the longer a baby was breastfeed, the more impact it had on the child's blood pressure.

The study, of more than 2,000 children by the University of Bristol, is published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood.

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