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Over the last 30 years, a growing body of epidemiological research has suggested that poor nutrition in pregnancy hurts the baby by setting metabolism to a “thrifty” state that leads, decades later, to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Over the last 30 years, a growing body of epidemiological research has suggested that poor nutrition in pregnancy hurts the baby by setting metabolism to a “thrifty” state that leads, decades later, to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

In a video, Stanford Children's Health's Healthier, Happier Lives Blog introduces a patient with celiac disease and discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the autoimmune disorder.

In a video, Stanford Children's Health's Healthier, Happier Lives Blog introduces a patient with celiac disease and discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the autoimmune disorder.

A comparison of diets for weight loss for those with different levels of insulin and metabolic genes did not find a clear winner.

A comparison of diets for weight loss for those with different levels of insulin and metabolic genes did not find a clear winner.

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Food allergies or restrictions can complicate travel or visits to friends and family. Two Stanford experts share advice here.

Food allergies or restrictions can complicate travel or visits to friends and family. Two Stanford experts share advice here.

Travel complicates a diet and exercise regime. Here, nutrition expert Christopher Gardner and doctor-chef Michelle Hauser offer advice.

Travel complicates a diet and exercise regime. Here, nutrition expert Christopher Gardner and doctor-chef Michelle Hauser offer advice.