By Kim Kaplan
July 28, 2014
Research showing bone development was significantly impaired in the unborn young of mother lab rats fed high-fat rations to induce obesity is among the new findings in the latest issue of the Agricultural Research Service's Food and Nutrition Research Briefs and its Spanish-language edition (Informe de investigaciones de alimentos y nutrición).
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Among other findings, the current issue reports:
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