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aAdapted from Prentice AM, Spaaij CJK, Goldberg GR etat. (1996) Energy requirements of pregnant and lactating women. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 50(supplement 1): S82-S111.

aAdapted from Prentice AM, Spaaij CJK, Goldberg GR etat. (1996) Energy requirements of pregnant and lactating women. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 50(supplement 1): S82-S111.

overcome by studying large samples of women to get a more precise estimate of the mean values. These interindividual variations in the metabolic responses to pregnancy are increasingly recognized as biologically significant 'plasticity' that has true adaptive value in enabling women to carry a pregnancy to term under a wide range of nutritional conditions. The shorter and longer term consequences of such adaptations are being explored as part of fetal and infant origins of adult disease hypotheses.

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