• Steady Growth in Early Infancy Is Associated with Greater Anthropometry in Indian Children Born Low Birth Weight at Term

    11 monthes ago - By Journal of Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundPatterns of early growth are associated with later body composition and risk of adult noncommunicable disease but information from low-income countries is limited.ObjectivesThe aim of this study was to investigate early growth trajectories and later anthropometric and bone density outcomes among children born term low birth weight .MethodsWe used data from 902 children from the Delhi Infant Vitamin D Supplementation study of LBW term infants (which collected monthly anthropometry from birth to 6 mo) and who had height, weight, midupper arm circumference , midupper arm...
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  • Anthropometry before Day 46 and Growth Velocity before 6 Months of Guatemalan Breastfed Infants Are Associated with Subclinical Mastitis and Milk Cytokines, Minerals, and Trace Elements

    11 monthes ago - By Journal of Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundSubclinical mastitis is an inflammatory condition of the mammary gland, but its association with human milk composition and infant growth is not well described.ObjectivesWe investigated whether SCM, milk cytokines, and/or estimated intakes of milk minerals and trace elements were associated with infant anthropometry or growth velocity before 6 mo.MethodsBreast milk was collected from Mam-Mayan mothers at both early and established lactation. Concentrations of 9 elements (sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper, iron, manganese, selenium, zinc) analyzed by...
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