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Maternal Energy Stores and Diet Composition during Pregnancy Program Adolescent Blood Pressure

Citation

Adair, Linda S.; Kuzawa, Christopher W.; & Borja, Judith B. (2001). Maternal Energy Stores and Diet Composition during Pregnancy Program Adolescent Blood Pressure. Circulation, 104(9), 1034-9.

Abstract

Background: Fetal undernutrition is hypothesized to program blood pressure (BP) later in life. Human epidemiological studies that use birth weight as a proxy for fetal malnutrition fail to identify specific aspects of maternal nutrition responsible for programming.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/hc3401.095037

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Circulation

Author(s)

Adair, Linda S.
Kuzawa, Christopher W.
Borja, Judith B.

Year Published

2001

Volume Number

104

Issue Number

9

Pages

1034-9

Reference ID

1756