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Mother's diet impacts fetal health

Posted on Feb 16, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Ivanhoe Broadcast News Wednesday, January 21, 2009   (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Moms to be may have more reason to stick to a healthy diet while they’re pregnant. New research indicates a developing baby’s health can be affected by the amount of fat consumed by his or her mother. There has been a recent rise in the United States in the number of children classified as obese and diagnosed with obesity-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Previous studies pointed to the weight of an obese child’s mother during pregnancy....

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