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Nutritional Sciences News & Highlights


Mother's Body Weight, Home Environment, & In Utero Risks for Boys

​In the latest Texas Scientist, "Boys and Risk in Uterofeatures the research of Nutritional Sciences Assistant Professor Elizabeth Widen.  

Boys are typically more vulnerable in the womb, and Dr. Widen's research findings suggest that mother's weight and a nurturing home environment could also impact IQ. Details of the research and recommendations for mothers can be found in the article.