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Higher maternal dietary protein intake in late pregnancy is associated with a lower infant ponderal index at birth.

Authors
  • Andreasyan, K
  • Ponsonby, A-L
  • Dwyer, T
  • Morley, R
  • Riley, M
  • Dear, K
  • Cochrane, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Publisher
Springer Nature
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2007
Volume
61
Issue
4
Pages
498–508
Identifiers
PMID: 17136041
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This raises the possibility that any effect of high protein in altering infant anthropometry at birth may involve changes in body composition and future work to examine how a high-protein diet influences body composition at birth is warranted.

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