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Western Diet is Linked to Heart Disease

A study led by Sarah Leibowitz of the Laboratory of Behavioral Neurobiology at Rockerfeller University, shed some light on the link between mother's diet during pregnancy and childhood obesity.

During the study the researchers fed pregnant rats a high fat diet for two weeks compared with a balanced diet containing a moderate amount of fat, and the results indicated that the young of the rats that consumed the high fat diet tended to eat more and weighed more all throughout their life – even though they were not fed the high fat diet after birth.

If the results of the new study also hold for humans, they could move the debate forward a step towards the diet of mothers themselves.

To read the full article please search online for: Brain link to mother's high fat diet and offspring's obesity: rat study

A balanced plant-based diet is lower in fat than the typical Western diet. It has shown to prevent and relieve many of the chronic diseases and it's the diet that God intended for us.

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