Monday, April 9, 2012

Autism/Maternal Obesity Link?

There are plenty of good reasons to get into shape prior to pregnancy.  Here's another.  While there is no direct correlation or evidence of cause, finding commonalities is important in finding answers.  Most likely autism is caused by multiple factors but the high rate in our country (now estimated at 1:88 and even higher in Utah, who leads the nation in Autism rates) makes it  imperitive that we do all we can to fight this growing epidemic.  So, for many reasons, lose some of the extra weight - it's worth the effort.

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