A mother's diet before conception can permanently alter the DNA of the offspring that may affect his/her development, a significant study shows. "Our results represent the first demonstration in humans that a mother's nutritional well-being ...
Father's diet may influence epigenetic patterns, and this reprogramming is transferred to the next generation.
A new study suggests that a high-fat diet during pregnancy and at the time of lactation may offset weight-gain and obesity for the child at some point later in life.
The risk of a child developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could be modulated by the mother's diet during her pregnancy.