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Bone mass in childhood is related to maternal diet in pregnancy.

Abstract:

Evidence that birth weight is related to bone mass in later life suggests that the intrauterine environment programs the trajectory of subsequent bone development. To explore this hypothesis, we examined whether maternal diet in pregnancy, as assessed by the maternal food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) completed at 32 weeks gestation, is related to bone mass of the child, as measured by total body DXA carried out at age 9 years in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). D...

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10.1007/s00198-005-1912-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
16
Issue:
12
Pages:
1731-1741
Publication date:
2005-12-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:b15a404d-0679-4516-b2c4-651143e4c622
Source identifiers:
126431
Local pid:
pubs:126431

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