Nutritionally-Induced Catch-Up Growth

@inproceedings{GatYablonski2015NutritionallyInducedCG,
  title={Nutritionally-Induced Catch-Up Growth},
  author={Galia Gat-Yablonski and Moshe Phillip},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2015}
}
Malnutrition is considered a leading cause of growth attenuation in children. When food is replenished, spontaneous catch-up (CU) growth usually occurs, bringing the child back to its original growth trajectory. However, in some cases, the CU growth is not complete, leading to a permanent growth deficit. This review summarizes our current knowledge regarding the mechanism regulating nutrition and growth, including systemic factors, such as insulin, growth hormone, insulin- like growth factor-1… CONTINUE READING

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