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Sugar during pregnancy makes babies fat: New study links carbohydrate-rich food with childhood obesity

Data from A*STAR research has revealed that mothers who consume a lot of sugary foods during pregnancy could be putting their children at higher risk of becoming overweight. However, this is only the case if the mothers are not already obese.  Yung Seng Lee, the principal investigator from the A*STAR Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), said, “It is interesting to see how nature and nurture interact to affect a child’s outcomes.”  Read more...

 

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