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TitleImportance of growth for health and development
Author editors, Alan Lucas, Maria Makrides, Ekhard E. Ziegler
Imprint Basel : Karger/Nestle Nutrition Institute, c2010
Edition 1st ed
Descript xiv, 251 p. : ill., charts ; 24 cm


Growth and later health: a general perspective -- Early infancy as a critical period for development of obesity and related conditions -- Leptin, nutrition, and the programming of hypothalamic feeding circuits -- Early growth and ageing -- Does early growth affect long-term risk factors for cardiovascular disease? -- Developing world perspective : the importance of growth for short-term health -- Postnatal growth and development in the preterm and small for gestational age infant -- Interrelationship between growth and development in low and middle income countries -- Role of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in neurodevelopment and growth -- Growth and development of the brain and impact on cognitive outcomes -- Benefits and harms of iron supplementation in iron-deficient and iron-sufficient children -- Effects of selective dropout on infant growth standards -- The 2000 centers for disease control and prevention growth charts: several insights after 8 years -- Growth charts compared -- Body composition in infancy: impact on health later in life -- Endocrinology of growth -- Concluding remarks -- Subject index

Child nutritional physiological phenomena -- genetics Infant Genetic variation -- physiology Nutrional requirement

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