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Housecall for Health: Craving Junk From a Young Age

Craving something sweet right now?  Some new research suggests a need for a little junk food could be something people are born with, and can blame their mother for.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon reports in today’s “Housecall for Health”:

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New research suggests we may begin craving junk food before we’re even born.

A study from the University of South Australia found that when pregnant rats ate a fatty, processed diet, their offspring were more likely to crave junk food.  They also became obese easier than offspring from healthy mothers who ate a balanced diet.

Study authors say the research has implications for humans.

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.




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