Longterm Effects of Pre- and Postnatal Exposure to Low and High Dietary Protein Levels
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The purpose of this short review is to summarize the available evidence from observational studies and rodent models for an association between maternal protein intake, birth weight, pre- and post-weaning body mass gain and adult body fatness in the offspring.
Key wordsobservational studies birth weight body weight obesity maternal low protein model maternal high protein model rats
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