Infant Gut Microbiota Development Is Driven by Transition to Family Foods Independent of Maternal Obesity

@inproceedings{Laursen2016InfantGM,
  title={Infant Gut Microbiota Development Is Driven by Transition to Family Foods Independent of Maternal Obesity},
  author={Martin Frederik Laursen and Louise B.B. Andersen and Kim F Michaelsen and Christian M\olgaard and Ellen Trolle and Martin Iain Bahl and Tine Rask Licht},
  booktitle={mSphere},
  year={2016}
}
The first years of life are paramount in establishing our endogenous gut microbiota, which is strongly affected by diet and has repeatedly been linked with obesity. However, very few studies have addressed the influence of maternal obesity on infant gut microbiota, which may occur either through vertically transmitted microbes or through the dietary habits of the family. Additionally, very little is known about the effect of diet during the complementary feeding period, which is potentially… CONTINUE READING
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