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Maternal dietary glycemic index and glycemic load in early pregnancy are associated with offspring adiposity in childhood: the Southampton Women's Survey.

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BACKGROUND: Maternal hyperglycemia in pregnancy is associated with greater adiposity in offspring. The glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) describe the glycemic response to carbohydrate ingestion. However, the influence of maternal dietary GI and GL in pregnancy on childhood adiposity is unknown.OBJECTIVE: We examined relations of maternal dietary GI and GL in early and late pregnancy with offspring body composition.DESIGN: A total of 906 mother-child pairs from the prospective cohort ...

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10.3945/ajcn.114.084905

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Publisher:
American Society for Nutrition
Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
100
Issue:
2
Pages:
676-683
Publication date:
2014-06-05
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EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:c7c788c4-49f6-419a-85ea-6d88f36c3438
Source identifiers:
470858
Local pid:
pubs:470858
Language:
English

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