The fetal origins of adult disease – (02-26-01)

The fetal origins of adult disease

This is a nice editorial reviewing the evidence that suggests a strong influence on adult disease from fetal health and birthweight. More and more studies are confirming that the maternal environment as the fetus develops plays a major factor in future health. This means that “prenatal” care needs to extend far beyond the use of a poor quality prescription prenatal vitamin (which, by the way, are typically very poor quality; loaded with chemicals used for processing that don’t need to be there…). Prenatal care needs to address maternal diet, nutrient intake, avoidance of chemicals and incorporation of exercise. Robinson 322 (7283): 375

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