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The first 1,000 days, from conception to two years of age, is a critical period of growth and development. Exposures to dietary, environmental, hormonal, and other stressors during this window have been associated with an increased risk of poor health outcomes, some of which are irreversible. The book addresses this crucial interval of early life across biological disciplines, linking concepts related to all biological fields to outcomes during the first 1,000 days (e.g. fetal growth and pregnancy outcomes) and beyond (e.g. gut microbiome and cardiovascular disease later in life). The strength of this book lies in its cross-disciplinary nature.
Author(s): Stewart CJ, Cummings SP
Editor(s): Crystal D Karakochuk, Kyly C. Whitfield, Tim J Green, Klaus Kraemer
Publication type: Book Chapter
Publication status: Published
Book Title: The Biology Behind the First 1,000 Days of Life
Print publication date: 20/09/2017
Acceptance date: 01/05/2017
Series Title: Oxidative Stress and Disease
Number of Volumes: 1
Publisher: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group
Place Published: USA
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