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Mother’s diet has life-long implications for children

Dacia Herbulock posted in on August 25th, 2009.

A mother’s diet before and during pregnancy can help determine when a daughter reaches puberty and her own reproductive capacity later in life, according a paper authored by Liggins Institute researchers and appearing in the online journal PLoS One today. Globally, a dramatic decrease in age at the start of puberty is occurring. Over the […]

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