Nutrition and pubertal development

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Ashraf Soliman; Vincenzo De Sanctis; Rania Elalaily;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 18,issue Suppl 1,pagesS39-S47 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4266867, doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.145073
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Review Article | androgens | insulin | Adolescents | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | malnutrition | nutrition | IGF-I | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | growth | thelarche | obesity

Nutrition is one of the most important factors affecting pubertal development. Puberty entails a progressive nonlinear process starting from prepubescent to full sexual maturity through the interaction and cooperation of biological, physical, and psychological changes. ... View more
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