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Title Nutritional factors in brain development
Description Describes how nutrition affects foetal and childhood brain development
Creation Date 08 November 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Human intra-uterine development is characterised by a rapid growth of the foetal brain, unmatched in other primates or non-primate mammals and places enormous metabolic demands on the developing foetus. This review considers the multiple aspects of the nutritional burden imposed on the developing human brain.
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