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Nutrients 2016, 8(6), 351; doi:10.3390/nu8060351

Maternal Dietary Patterns and Pregnancy Outcome

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, No. 1 Youyi Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400016, China
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Canada-China-New Zealand Joint Laboratory of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China
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School of Public Health and Management, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China
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College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Leicester, P.O. Box 138, Leicester LE1 9HN, UK
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 8 May 2016 / Revised: 25 May 2016 / Accepted: 1 June 2016 / Published: 7 June 2016
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Abstract

Maternal nutritional status during pregnancy will affect the outcomes for the mother and the baby. Many analyses of the relationship between diet and outcome are often based on a single or a few food items or nutrients. However, foods are not consumed in isolation and dietary patterns can be used to assess the whole diet consumed. The use of dietary pattern analysis to understand nutritional intake and pregnancy outcome is becoming more and more popular. Many published studies have showed the association between maternal dietary patterns and pregnancy outcome. This review examined articles about the relationship between maternal dietary patterns and pregnancy outcome. As a modifiable factor, dietary patterns may be more applicable to clinical and pregnant health interventions. View Full-Text
Keywords: dietary patterns; diet; pregnancy; maternal outcome; offspring outcome dietary patterns; diet; pregnancy; maternal outcome; offspring outcome
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Chen, X.; Zhao, D.; Mao, X.; Xia, Y.; Baker, P.N.; Zhang, H. Maternal Dietary Patterns and Pregnancy Outcome. Nutrients 2016, 8, 351.

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