Sodium intake in infancy and blood pressure at 7 years: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children

@article{Brion2008SodiumII,
  title={Sodium intake in infancy and blood pressure at 7 years: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children},
  author={M J Brion and Andrew Robert Ness and George Davey Smith and Pauline M Emmett and Imogen Rogers and Peter Whincup and Debbie A Lawlor},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={1162-1169}
}
Background:Infancy may be a sensitive period regarding effects of sodium intake on future blood pressure (BP). This has only been demonstrated in one randomized trial of low sodium formulae with follow-up in adolescence in one-third of participants.Objective:To prospectively assess associations between sodium intake in infancy and BP at 7 years in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC).Subjects:A total of 533 children with sodium data at 4 months and 710 children with… CONTINUE READING