Breast feeding and its potential benefits are reported in several studies, it is known for its benefits in cardiovascular and immunity health. A recent study published in the journal Hepatology suggests the protective effect of breastfeeding against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in later life of parous women.
The multiple effects of breastfeeding on maternal health outcomes have been demonstrated in previous studies. However, there is no clarity on the effect of breastfeeding on NAFLD in parous women. Considering this, Geum-Youn Gwak, Samsung Medical Center Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, and colleagues aimed to assess the association between breastfeeding and NAFLD.
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