High maternal choline intake may reduce diabetes risk in children

Cornell University researchers found that women in their third trimester of pregnancy who consumed 930 milligrams of choline daily had babies with a 33% lower cortisol concentration than those who consumed 430 milligrams. Extra choline consumption during pregnancy could lower the child's odds of developing stress-related conditions such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension into adulthood, one researcher said. The findings appear in The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.

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