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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Article 
Author(s):
Hauner, H; Vollhardt, C; Schneider, KT; Zimmermann, A; Schuster, T; Amann-Gassner, U 
Title:
The impact of nutritional fatty acids during pregnancy and lactation on early human adipose tissue development. Rationale and design of the INFAT study. 
Abstract:
Recent observational studies suggest that mean birth weight and body fat growth in the first year of life have increased continuously over the last decades. Both elevated birth weight and early fat mass are potential risk factors for childhood obesity. Experimental and limited clinical data suggest that the dietary ratio of n-6 to n-3 fatty acids (FAs) during pregnancy is critical for early adipose tissue growth. The aim of this randomized controlled study is to examine the effect of the supplem...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ann Nutr Metab 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
54 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
97-103 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0250-6807 
TUM Institution:
Else Kröner-Fresenius-Zentrum für Ernährungsmedizin - Klinik für Ernährungsmedizin; Fachgebiet Perinatalmedizin und Perinatalphysiologie (Prof. Schneider); Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie