Cereal Causes Diabetes in Babies?

According to a new study done by two teams of researchers, baby’s at risk for diabetes who were fed fiber or rice cereals before the recommended age of 4 to 6 months were four to five times more likely to develop an autoimmune response that destroys islet cells in the pancreas.  The destruction of these cells is what’s believed to lead to Type I diabetes.

Feeding cereal too soon raises diabetes risk in children

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