Maternal eating habits may affect children’s weight later in life

Maternal nutrition during pregnancy may have a long-term impact on children’s weight trajectories, researchers reported.

Previous studies have largely examined the relationship between a woman’s diet during pregnancy and its impact on offspring BMI trajectories during the neonatal and early-childhood periods.Children of women who have low adherence to a Mediterranean diet have higher BMI z-scores from ages 3 to 15 years.Healthy eating during pregnancy is very important and always recommended.


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Ali Achira MD

Dr. Ali Achira Dr. Ali Achira, MD is an endocrinologist in Dearborn and in Taylor, Michigan. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Michigan. He is affiliated with DMC Harper University Hospital. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. Board certified in Endocrinology & Diabetes, and board certified in Obesity medicine. He manages Diabetes, Thyroid, osteoporosis, Obesity and other endocrinology disorders.