• Maternal Dietary Intake of Total Fat, Saturated Fat, and Added Sugar Is Associated with Infant Adiposity and Weight Status at 6 mo of Age

    1 month ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundWhether current dietary guidelines are appropriate for pregnancy and lactation has not been well studied. Many women of reproductive age are not meeting recommendations for dietary components such as fat, added sugar, and fiber.ObjectivesTo assess associations between maternal dietary components during pregnancy and lactation and infant growth and adiposity at 6 mo of age.MethodsMother-infant dyads from the prospective, observational Mothers and Infants Linked for Healthy Growth study were included (100% fully breastfed for 1 mo; 75% to 6 mo). Daily intake of fat, fiber...
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