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Birth weight, weight at 1 y of age, and body composition in older men: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.

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BACKGROUND: Size in early life is related to adult body mass index, and early environmental influences have been proposed to have lifelong consequences for obesity. However, body mass index also reflects fat-free mass, and few studies have examined the relation between size in early life and direct measures of body composition in older people. OBJECTIVE: We investigated the associations of birth weight and weight at 1 y of age with body composition in older men. DESIGN: We carried out a retr...

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Journal:
American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
80
Issue:
1
Pages:
199-203
Publication date:
2004-07-01
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
Source identifiers:
125611
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:125611
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uuid:658527ae-88fd-4654-9d91-5fc26d649ea0
Local pid:
pubs:125611
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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