Thursday, April 12, 2007

"Boom or bust: Breast milk ballyhooed to beat the bulge"

Breast milk could be the wonder drug to combat the obesity plague and, unlike other dieting snake oils, scientific data seems to suggest that this is no booby trap.

Seriously, Japanese scientists apparently have stumbled on an important discovery: lactoferrin, a protein extracted from human breast milk helps fat people to lose visceral fat, the stubborn deep belly fat that is associated with heart disease.

So, fat guys would either take a pill or . . .

Read the whole article.


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