11. Maternal Nutrition and Developmental Outcomes

  1. Mihai D. Niculescu2 and
  2. Paul Haggarty3
  1. Shannon L. Haley,
  2. Laurie J. Moyer-Mileur,
  3. Robert H. Lane and
  4. Lisa A. Joss-Moore

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch11

Nutrition in Epigenetics

Nutrition in Epigenetics

How to Cite

Haley, S. L., Moyer-Mileur, L. J., Lane, R. H. and Joss-Moore, L. A. (2011) Maternal Nutrition and Developmental Outcomes, in Nutrition in Epigenetics (eds M. D. Niculescu and P. Haggarty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Nutrition and Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC, USA

  2. 3

    Nutrition & Epigenetics Group, Rowett Institute of Nutrition & Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Division of Neonatology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816050

Online ISBN: 9780470959824



  • S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine (SAH);
  • intracisternalAparticle (IAP);
  • Obesity and Dyslipidemia;
  • phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK);
  • Hypertension


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epigenetics Primer

  • Epigenetics and Early development

  • Epigenetics and the Agouti Mouse Story

  • Epigenetics and Programming

  • Importance of Epigenetics and Adult Health

  • Epidemiological Evidence of Fetal Programming from Maternal Diet

  • Epidemiological Evidence and Timing of Malnutrition

  • Animal Model Studies on Maternal Nutrition

  • Obesity and Dyslipidemia

  • Impaired Glucose Homeostasis and Insulin Resistance

  • Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease

  • Summary and Future

  • Acknowledgments

  • References