Nutritional status of infants aged 4 to 18 months on macrobiotic diets and matched omnivorous control infants: a population-based mixed-longitudinal study. II. Growth and psychomotor development.

@article{Dagnelie1989NutritionalSO,
  title={Nutritional status of infants aged 4 to 18 months on macrobiotic diets and matched omnivorous control infants: a population-based mixed-longitudinal study. II. Growth and psychomotor development.},
  author={Pieter Cornelis Dagnelie and Wija A. van Staveren and F J Vergote and Jan Burema and Martin A van't Hof and Jacob D van Klaveren and Joseph G. A. J. Hautvast},
  journal={European journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1989},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={325-38}
}
A mixed-longitudinal study was carried out in the 1985 Dutch birth cohort of macrobiotic infants aged 4-18 months (n = 53) and 57 omnivorous control infants matched for month of birth, sex, parity, educational level of the father and the residential area. Study methods included regular anthropometric measurements and a psychomotor testing. Reported birth weight was 180 g lower in the macrobiotic group than in the control group and was positively associated with maternal weight increase during… CONTINUE READING