Advocacy for Improving Nutrition in the First 1000 Days to Support Childhood Development and Adult Health.

@article{Schwarzenberg2018AdvocacyFI,
  title={Advocacy for Improving Nutrition in the First 1000 Days to Support Childhood Development and Adult Health.},
  author={Sarah Jane Schwarzenberg and Michael K. Georgieff},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2018},
  volume={141 2}
}
Maternal prenatal nutrition and the child's nutrition in the first 2 years of life (1000 days) are crucial factors in a child's neurodevelopment and lifelong mental health. Child and adult health risks, including obesity, hypertension, and diabetes, may be programmed by nutritional status during this period. Calories are essential for growth of both fetus… CONTINUE READING