The Metabolic Future of a Child Starts in the Womb

metabolic-futureWe are now learning that maternal nutrition can greatly determine long-term health for the child after birth. This ground-breaking textbook brings many academic leaders to discuss the impact of metabolic syndrome in the mother on the metabolic future of the child in the womb and nutritional strategies during pregnancy to optimize the health outcome for the fetus.

Dr. Sears is one of the co-editors of this book as well as a contributor of two important chapters in the book, including “The Role of Diet in Inflammation and Metabolic Syndrome” and “Anti-inflammatory Diets to Reduce Gestational Problems Caused by Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Diabetes”.