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High Fat Diet for Pregnant Women is Risky

Thursday, July 8th, 2010
A recent research conducted at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford says that mothers who are into a high-fat diet before and during pregnancy put their unborn children at risk from birth defects. The study, which used mice as subjects, revealed that a combination of a high fat diet and deficiency of a gene called Cited2 (which aids in preventing serious heart diseases) heightens