A Perinatal Strategy For Preventing Adult Disease: The Role Of Long-chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids by Undurti N. DasA Perinatal Strategy For Preventing Adult Disease: The Role Of Long-chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids by Undurti N. Das

A Perinatal Strategy For Preventing Adult Disease: The Role Of Long-chain Polyunsaturated Fatty…

byUndurti N. Das

Paperback | September 25, 2012

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isbelievedthat stimuliormsults during criticalorsensitiveperiods inearlylifecanhave lifetimeconsequences.Thisconceptiswellestablished in developmental biology and has been termed "programming". The evidence for programming confirmed the critical period for imprinting in animals, more so in birds'. Programming stimuli may be generated endogenously, such as hormonal signals', or they may be environmental.
Title:A Perinatal Strategy For Preventing Adult Disease: The Role Of Long-chain Polyunsaturated Fatty…Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pagesPublished:September 25, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Preface. 1. Introduction. Fetal/Perinatal imprinting on later life. 2. Perinatal origins of adult disease. Obesity. 3. Perinatal origins of adult disease. Insulin resistance and Diabetes mellitus. 4. Perinatal origins of adult disease. Hypertension. 5. Perinatal origins of adult disease. Coronary heart disease. 6. Metabolic Syndrome X and low-grade systemic inflammation. 7. Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in adult diseases: A hypothesis. 8. Breast-feeding. Composition and benefits. 9. Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Metabolism, physiology and clinical significance. 10. A perinatal strategy to prevent adult diseases: The Role of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Clinical implications and testing the hypothesis. Index.