How much you eat as a baby may determine how you age: Overfed infants have DNA changes normally seen in middle age, mouse study finds

How much we eat as an infant may predict how we age, a new study suggests.

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine found that mice that are overfed as babies showed genetic changes linked to aging prematurely compared to mice that ate adequate amounts as pups.

These same kinds of changes happen to humans who develop type 2 diabetes and some studies suggest they may predict the onset of the disease.

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