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2006-05-02 10:30:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK - Pregnant women with relatively low amounts of vitamin D in their diets tend to give birth to smaller infants, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers found that pregnant women who drank little milk or had a lower vitamin D intake tended to have smaller babies than women with higher intakes. Fortified milk is a primary source of vitamin D in Western diets, and the nutrient may be the main reason why women's milk consumption was linked to birthweight, according to...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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