Maternal micronutrient restriction programs the body adiposity, adipocyte function and lipid metabolism in offspring: A review

Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disease, 03/22/2012

Understanding the role of micronutrients during the development of fetus will provide insights into the probable underlying / associated mechanisms in the metabolic pathways of endocrine related complications. Keeping in view the modernized lifestyle and food habits that lead to the development of adiposity and world burden of obesity, this review focuses mainly on the role of maternal micronutrients in the foetal origins of adiposity.

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