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October 1997 and December 2009 The infants were born between, and are part of the larger, federally funded National Birth Defects Avoidance Study, Botto said. Mothers were asked in what they ate in the year with their pregnancy prior. Researchers graded their diet based on how carefully it followed the Mediterranean Diet and the dietary plan Quality Index for Being pregnant, a common diet program recommended to expecting moms. The Diet Quality Index provides positive scores for grains, vegetables, fruits, folate, calcium and iron, and negative scores for calories from sweets or body fat. The Mediterranean Diet emphasizes legumes, grains, fruits, nuts, fish and vegetables, and discourages dairy, meat and sweets.Shifts to and from Daylight Saving Time and Incidence of Myocardial Infarction , New England Journal of Medicine, 30 October 2008, 359;18:1966-68.

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