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Alterations in infant microbiota linked to childhood obesity and liver disease.

A decades-long raging epidemic, obesity has been shown to increase the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)in at least 30% of obese children, leading to liver failure requiring a transplant.  Childhood obesity is a prevalent worldwide disease with recent studies stating fifty-seven percent of today’s children will be obese by age 35, running parallel with the rate of maternal

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