New Evidence Links Life in the Womb and Obesity
New evidence suggests environmental factors in the womb could lead to increased body weight in later years. The research appears in the journal Plos One. Scientists found changes around the DNA at birth which may result from a mother's diet or exposure to pollution or stress. These changes were linked to a higher Body Mass Index in children around the age of nine.
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