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Maternal vitamin D status in pregnancy is associated with adiposity in the offspring: findings from the Southampton Women's Survey.

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BACKGROUND: Low vitamin D status has been linked to adiposity, but little is known of the effects of low status in pregnancy on offspring body composition. OBJECTIVE: The objective was to determine how maternal vitamin D status relates to lean and fat mass of the offspring. DESIGN: The offspring of 977 pregnant women, who had serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] measured at 34 wk gestation, were followed up within 3 wk of birth and at 4 and 6 y of age for dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry asses...

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10.3945/ajcn.112.037473

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
96
Issue:
1
Pages:
57-63
Publication date:
2012-07-05
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EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:473c1ad3-e08d-4fad-924f-a43927cbb3c8
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332793
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pubs:332793

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